Chickens without feathers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kaitie09, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. Kaitie09

    Kaitie09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have hens that are missing feathers. At first we thought they were just molting, but they aren't growing back. Out of 17 hens, 6 of them are missing feathers and have been like that for a few months. The other ones are fine. We have 6 roosters in with the girls too. Any suggestions?
     
  2. slightlyscrambled

    slightlyscrambled Chillin' With My Peeps

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    way to many roosters!! the hens are missing feathers from to much "attention"
     
  3. Kaitie09

    Kaitie09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We know the ones the roosters give attention to. They have the normal feather loss areas around their necks and back. These guys are losing their feathers everywhere.
     

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