chickens missing feathers

gregfSeptember 8, 2008

For over 2 months now one of my Dominique hens has been missing some feathers. I believe that she molted but it is like she has not recovered from it.

I wonder if she could have mites?

help.

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allaroundgoatgirl

where on her body is she missing feathers? her back? if you have a rooster, and that hen is his favorite mate, she could be losing back feathers from being favored in the mating department if you know what i mean.

if its all over her body it could be mites, worms, etc.

if its changed, she probably is still molting...it can take longer than 2 months for some hens to finish.

    Bookmark   September 8, 2008 at 11:04PM
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velvet_sparrow(Zone 5b, Gardnerville, NV)

Is she growing in any new pinfeathers? Where are the missing feathers? Is she acting sick at all?

Velvet ~:>

    Bookmark   September 9, 2008 at 11:35PM
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