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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 7:15 pm 
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We got her at point-of-lay in July last year with two others. She looked magnificent with a teal sheen in her feathers and a russet brown chest. In the past couple of months her rump feathers have gone dull and she has a bald patch on her throat. Her eyes are bright, she comes running for a snack, she's laying and doesn't seem to be scratching at herself excessively. I've wormed the three of them. Here are some pictures as they enjoy their bedtime porridge - that's the white flecks on her beak. Any ideas?

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 7:34 pm 
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sounds like she is moulting, a perfectly natural process where she is getting rid of old feathers nd growing new ones!!

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Gosh, I hope so. It's just that the others still look schmick, and it seems to have been going on for so long.

Cross fingers.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:54 pm 
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it is said the best layers moult really fast, in a short period of time.

do not know the truth behind that, but all hens are individuals with their own moulting times...............

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