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Tail feather loss?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Hippy_Joe, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. Hippy_Joe

    Hippy_Joe New Egg

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    I noticed about two weeks ago that one of my hens started losing tail feathers. Then today I notice that one of the others is starting to lose tail feathers. I don't relly know what is causing this or if it's even normal. Any comments would be great!

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  2. My roo blew ALL his tail feathers a while back. Now he has a brand new shiney set to sport with.
     
  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep It's that time of year for molting
     
  4. CheerfulHeart2

    CheerfulHeart2 Creative Problem Solver

    Apr 8, 2009
    Phoenix, AZ
    Molting. Loosing feathers to grow new ones in.
     

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