Winter molt???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by timco, Dec 24, 2010.

  1. timco

    timco Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 14, 2008
    Salt Lake City, UT
    Who else has winter molters? Our EE started, then there were BR feathers everywhere. She is nearly naked.

    Any additives we can / should provide to help?
  2. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
    We have two Blue Rocks that are in a hard molt. You can up the protein a bit to help them out.....
  3. Kanga77510

    Kanga77510 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2009
    Santa Fe, TX
    I had one RSL start molting and the others decided it was the "in" thing to do and followed suit. Like the other poster said, extra protein will help them get through it.

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