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Buff O Rooster with white flee like things on neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by destorieswind, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. destorieswind

    destorieswind Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 4, 2008
    Mesa, AZ
    Buff O Rooster with white flee like things on neck
    He is still pretty young and the feathers are starting to come in around his neck but the front area of his neck on like his esophogus there are little white things. They are too small to tell if it is a bug or something but there are quite a few of them.
    Any ideas?
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
  3. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 31, 2008
    Zeeland Michigan
    They may be the covering of new feathers when the emerge.
  4. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:This was my first thought when I read the title.
  5. LuckysMom

    LuckysMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    South Carolina
    That sounds like what Lucky had on him when he was young and his feathers were coming in.
    Later on he actually did get lice. I'd see a white speck moving on his face and disappearing into the feathers. I dusted the flock and coop with Sevin dust and never had another problem.

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