Bantam Frizzle Loosing feathers

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by baitgirl70, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. baitgirl70

    baitgirl70 Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen is loosing some of her head feathers, and she has a naked tummy. Her wing feathers looks like something ate the feather part off and it has been this way since about March. I have two other bantams (frizzle and cochin). The other bantam is loosing some of her head feathers. Other than that my other two look just fine. Could someone please tell me what is going on. Thanks.
     
  2. grygon

    grygon Out Of The Brooder

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    Pictures would help. It's either a molt or mites.
     
  3. baitgirl70

    baitgirl70 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is what my poor baby looks like.

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  4. baitgirl70

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    Please help
     
  5. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like she is molting.

    I have lots of hens the same ages that molt at different times so if you ruled out mites and she is otherwise doing fine, i believe she is molting.

    Ps i have a black frizzle hen that looks just like yours and she is molting also but her sis is not.
     
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2010

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