Can anyone tell me what this might be ?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by poulet, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. poulet

    poulet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/7478_dscf0003.jpg
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    has lost these feathers while she was sitting on eggs (about three weeks ago ) . I thought it may be normal but am now worried as gradualy all but one of her chicks have died with no apparent cause ?,
    I also saw today that another one of my chickens has started go go bald like her too.
    She sleeps seperately to the other chickens but should I confine her ?
    what could this be ?
     
  2. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    Check for mites during the day and then again at night. some mites only feed at night time.
     
  3. poulet

    poulet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how do I check for mites are they like fleas? could that kill chicks ?
     

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