3 chickens losing feathers from their throats?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mum, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. Mum

    Mum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are healthy in every other way; laying like clockwork, but I've noticed 3 of my girls have lost feathers from their throat area.

    Anyone have any ideas? [​IMG]
     
  2. terryg

    terryg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My two best layers get bare throats halfway through the season. They put all of their energy into eggs and don't regenerate feathers. If they're healthy in every other way and you see no signs of pecking, I bet they're fine.
     
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  3. Mum

    Mum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's reassuring.

    They just look so .. erm ... less than best.
     

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