Brahma pullet plucking leg feathers??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by torrelee, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. torrelee

    torrelee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My light brahma pullet is plucking/breaking all of her leg feathers off.... Is there a possible reason or something I can do to make her stop?
     
  2. cindylo

    cindylo Out Of The Brooder

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    Pick her up and take a really close look at her. Check for mites, scaly leg, and / or lice. Chicken ickies can cause this. Good Luck!
     
  3. animalfarmmom

    animalfarmmom New Egg

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    My Brahma has plucked her feathers ever since she started growing them. She plucks them til she bleeds, has never grown a feather on either leg. I have checked her legs and no mites, we have no mud and no ice. I think she just wants to look like the others. Wish someone could give me a solution.
     

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