In the second video of our Feather Pecking series, Dr. Mikayla discusses why this behavior happens and how you can manage it in your flock.
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Dr. Mikayla discusses Feather Pecking: a two-part series about this behavior and why your chickens may be doing it.Posted in: backyard chicken, backyard poultry, cannibalism in chickens, chicken feather, chicken pecking, pecking order, poultry birds, poultry chicken, poultry feather, small chickenRead more
You may have noticed that during certain times of the year, your chickens start to lose their feathers. Don't worry! This is a natural process called molting.Posted in: backyard chicken coop, chicken coop, chicken feather, do chickens molt, feathers, How feathers keep chickens warm, molting chickens, molting hen, poultry feather, raising backyard chickens, raising chickensRead more