Not molting...what is wrong?

By AnconaMommy · Aug 19, 2018 · ·
  1. AnconaMommy
    My hen is about a year and a half. She has looked like this for over six months now. At first, I suspected she was just molting, but that's definitely not the case for how long it has been going on. We do have a rooster, and although his mounting her doesn't help the situation, she was looking like this before he even came along.

    I've tried blue kote, no peck ointment, Neosporin, feather fixer feed, extra protein (mainly through mealworms), tried separating her (in case it was a pecking issue)...i'I out of ideas short of having her wear an apron. Any ideas and advice, friends? 20180819_160631.jpg 20180819_160641.jpg 20180819_160639.jpg

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  1. ronott1
    "missing feathers"
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Aug 21, 2018
    Should move to emergencies forum.

    She lost the feathers some how. It was like feather picking. They will come back this fall after she molts


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      ShanasCastle and AnconaMommy like this.
    1. AnconaMommy
      Thank you. I re-posted it there as well.

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