Rooster's first molt

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by coyote826, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. coyote826

    coyote826 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it normal for a rooster to molt for the first time at the age of 4?
    Thanks!!
     
  2. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your rooster has been moulting, this just is probably his first really big and noticeable one. A lot of chickens go through mini moults, which is not very noticeable.
     
  3. coyote826

    coyote826 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That totally makes sense.
    I wish it could have waited until after I had taken his annual Christmas photo. Thank you for replying.
     

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