Any of your girls look like their head isn't attached?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Kelly FG, Aug 24, 2007.

  1. Kelly FG

    Kelly FG Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    I know I need to take a picture but my Red Star Olivia is at the bottom of the pecking order, she's skinny & her feathers are looking a wreck-I hope she molts this fall.
    Anyway, when she puts her head down to eat, the feathers at the base of her neck that used to be so long & pointy just sort of end now & it looks like her head is a little helmet that can just fall off( I know it can't & she's healthy) none of my other girls have this going on, all of them have beautiful long feathers there that overlap the feathers on their backs.
    Has anyone seen this on their birds?
  2. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    She should grow them back after she moults. Obelisk likes to take out Penny's feathers when Penny's broody.

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