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I've accorted the fact that we have tatty and threadbare chickens but its bloody cold out there now, won't they all drop dead without a full feathery body?

(6 Posts)
ladytophamhatt Wed 29-Oct-08 12:18:58

Some are almost completely bald.......

oggsfrog Wed 29-Oct-08 12:23:39

As long as they have somehwere sheltered at night they should be fine.
I've had ones that lived outside all year round and perched on branches at night.
A couple of mine are very bare at moment too - a very late moult.

ladytophamhatt Wed 29-Oct-08 12:27:54

this is a plucking problem on top of a moult I think.

one chicken has developed a taste for feathers off every other chicken....

Bramshott Wed 29-Oct-08 12:32:21

My friend swears by this stuff

Callisto Wed 29-Oct-08 13:47:41

Eat the feather plucker?

thesockmonsterofdoom Thu 30-Oct-08 15:55:13

Oh dear are they still bald then.

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