Both BO's have dull feathers, and they dont feel soft.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by undine, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. undine

    undine Chirping

    Jun 3, 2013
    Los Angeles
    i have 10 chickens and out of all of two bo's have very dull feathers that isnt soft. my two australorps whom have the glossiest coats/softest...makes me question if my two bo's are sick? the bo's look healthy(aside from their coats), drinking and eating well. their combs are bright red...but sometimes my runt bo's comb can be a litttle on the pink side.
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2014

  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Songster

    Feb 22, 2012
    Northeast Ohio
    Try adding some BOSS( black oil sunflower seeds ) as a snack. The oils should leak into the feathers and add gloss.

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