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My poor red hen. She is about 2 years old, about a year ago she started getting white spots. Now she is turning white, and some of her feathers only have the quill . Like a feather skeleton. Does anybody know what this is? I've attached pictures. (I think?)Also the same hen hurt her leg and didn't walk for a little while , now she has a limp, but she keeps up. I thought it was bumblefoot, but her leg is hard to the touch. It doesn't seem swollen or red. I think it may have gotten broken and healed crooked? Thanks for any advise on helping her out.[img][/img]

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My poor red hen. She is about 2 years old, about a year ago she started getting white spots. Now she is turning white, and some of her feathers only have the quill . Like a feather skeleton. Does anybody know what this is? I've attached pictures. (I think?)Also the same hen hurt her leg and didn't walk for a little while , now she has a limp, but she keeps up. I thought it was bumblefoot, but her leg is hard to the touch. It doesn't seem swollen or red. I think it may have gotten broken and healed crooked? Thanks for any advise on helping her out.


No pics....You have to put the image link in the middle of the brackets...
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I dont know the answer...but maybe the pics will help!!

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Seramas in Smooth or Frizzled and SOLID WHITES. Original home of the Frizzled Serama! We now have blue laced from Jerry!    Thanks for looking!  ~Jessi
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I can't answer your quesion, but this might help you post a picture.

How to post pictures/avatar
http://www.theeasygarden.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=26838

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http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-much-room-do-chickens-need

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 I grow a little impatient when people seem to think that they are unique in the world. Of course they are. Just like everyone else.

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-much-room-do-chickens-need

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