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The first time your chickens go through a molt dropping their

The first time your chickens go through a molt dropping their


The first time your chickens go through a molt, dropping their feathers all over the coop and run, you'll likely do a quick headcount, sure some predator ...

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Chickens molting may look like a disaster, and cause a drop in egg production, but there are some things you can do to help them get through it.

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If your bird has bald spots, especially near the vent that's NOT molting, it's something else like mites. Chickens do their ...

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... the Hipster Hens these days is the fall molt. As summer wanes, the shortening days are a signal to chickens everywhere that it is time to drop their ...

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So there you have it. Ten healthy sources of protein for your molting chickens. Don't panic when you see all those feathers all over the place, just get ...


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Veronica Molts: Veronica, my most heavy-hitting green egg layer, sprouts pin feathers in a patch that was bare skin just a few days ago.

With all this hot and stuffy weather, it's beginning to feel like summer will go on forever, but it will soon be that time of year again – moulting season!

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First, confirm your hen isn't hiding her eggs and creating a nest outside the coop. Then, before you go looking for an egg thief, here are five factors to ...

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Chickens love grubs and mealworms. Feeding these high protein dried insect treats during molting, increases the protein fed to the flock.

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The shorter days heading into fall bring on the molting season for backyard chickens. During this time, which can last weeks or even months, they drop their ...

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The chicken feed itself can also be a tasty meal for area rodents. Most urban predators and rodents are nocturnal and do most of their scavaging at night.

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When you raise chickens, you become accustomed to a flock of molting chickens each fall. The shorter days signal to their bodies to drop their old, ...

Gracie the RIR going through her annual molt

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Molting occurs with chickens every year.

I started the morning raking up feathers but by the time I was done they had dropped just as many! We are just going to have to deal with the feathers until ...

Chickens 101 - Chicken Molting. Is your chicken losing feathers? Read all about the signs of chicken molting. happymoneysaver.com

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Understanding Chicken Molt (Moult)

It can be quite alarming when a poultry owner gets a consistent five eggs, daily, from five hens, only to find just one egg for a few days. This sudden drop ...


While it seems natural to worry about your chickens in the winter, they're actually far more comfortable in the cold than you might imagine.

Don't keep your chickens closed up in their coop when it's cold.

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Disclaimer: I am NOT a veterinarian, just an animal owner & lover sharing my opinions and experiences. Any advice on caring for animals or diagnosing ...

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The 'pin feathers', their job is to hold the new feathers until they can break through

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If this is your first year keeping hens then don't worry, chickens don't go through a molt until they've reached 18 or so months of age. Your hens will ...

Reasons for Missing Feathers on Backyard Chickens

There is nothing more scary than walking into the chicken coop one morning and seeing feathers EVERYWHERE! The first thing you think is where is my dead ...

... realize that all your hens are fine and dandy, though one of them looks a little, um, less plump with plumage. Welcome to your introduction to a molt!

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So what can you do to help your chicken through a molt?

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No, the chicken on the right was not the victim of an attack, nor is it ill. It is simply molting – the natural state of shedding old feathers and regrowing ...

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To promote feather regrowth, provide your flock high protein treats in addition to their regular balanced feed to give them a leg up on the ...