Chickens often lose their feathers over the course of their life. For the first time chicken owner, this can be a bit of a shock.

They eventually grow back. Their feathers will not grow back immediately though and may seem unsightly for some time.

Will chicken feathers grow back?

As days get shorter and the amount of sunlight available in a day shortens, chickens will begin to lose their feathers and stop laying eggs.

Molting Process in Chickens

It is important that during this time you don’t add additional stress to the birds, and their diet really shouldn’t need much amending.

How a Chicken Prepares to Regrow Feathers

 Blood Feathers are very sensitive and fragile, so it is important to not handle your birds during this time.