When change comes knocking at your door, life often looks a great deal worse before it gets better.molting barred rock chicken

Especially if you are a chicken.molting barred rock chicken

Our chickens are molting, where they quite literally change their old feathers for new ones. This lady looks ridiculous now but give her another week and I’m sure she’ll be turning the rooster’s head again! Β 

5 comments on “Change

  1. jenanita01 says:

    Despite the moult, that is one lovely chicken!

  2. πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ Yes, I’m sure!

  3. I always feel so bad for the poor girls! Extra protein and some TLC always seem to help get them through the worst of it πŸ™‚

    • Jessie says:

      At least it’s not too cold yet, some years we’ve got freezing temps while they are still growing their feathers back. Silly birds doing that right when it gets chilly!

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