Sometimes, chickens lose feathers. It's up to you to determine why your chickens lose feathers when they do.
One of the most common reasons why chickens lose feathers is due to molting.
Mating is another reason why chickens lose feathers.
Stress can be a factor that can cause chickens to lose feathers.
Feather loss can be a symptom of various illnesses, such as mites, or lice.
When your chickens have gone through feather loss is that they are going to need a little extra protein to regrow those feathers. Feathers are 75 % protein after all.
It's important to monitor your chickens' feather condition and address any issues promptly to ensure their health and well-being.