Change in my brahma's...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by silvercat76, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. silvercat76

    silvercat76 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey all, I wasn't sure where to post this, I don't think it is an illness or anything serious. I went to lock my flock up last night and noticed that five out of my six feather footed brahma's on their heads by their combs, the white feathers are like charcoaled in color. We have had them since they were chicks this spring so I'm not sure if this is normal for this type of breed. Any ideas would help, Thanks Megan
     
  2. ninabeast

    ninabeast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are like that too. I thought it was from them digging in the dirt. No?
     
  3. silvercat76

    silvercat76 Out Of The Brooder

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    Um, I don't think so but hey its a new breed for me. Where in upstate NY are you? I'm in the hudson valley area.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Just got back in bed after feeding the flock... they got layer and purple grapes...

    BUT...tonight I'll be looking at the feathers around the combs of my light and buff brahma hens.

    I'll report back later..

    ... maybe. If I remember.
     

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