continuosly pecking at themselves?! Help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ballybayboy, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. ballybayboy

    ballybayboy In the Brooder

    Jul 11, 2011
    hi, i have 5 red stars and allow them to free range around my garden. When they arent looking for worms etc they are always sticking their beaks inside their feathers and shaking their head really fast as if their pecking at something. Is this feather pecking or are there mites or something crawling around them? Please help

  2. ChickDaze

    ChickDaze In the Brooder

    Jun 1, 2011
    they sound like mine when they go after dried mealworms and termites, minus the feather part. if you can, look on them and see if you see anything crawling,or so i am told.

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