Chickens molt about once a year. They lose a majority of their feathers and replace them with fresh feathers. It is not a pretty process. Our five hens look rather ratty right now. Here are a few pictures we took today.
|Our beautiful Maple. She looks awful right now.|
|Even their necks look bad.|
|Layla. She one of our originals.|
|Mavis (named by our two-year-old) and Hedwig.|
|Our (Hideous) Backyard Hens|