Feather loss around neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LuLuBelle, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. LuLuBelle

    LuLuBelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some of the girls have all their feathers, and some of them are losing the feathers around their neck. Is this normal or is something wrong?[​IMG]
     
  2. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Lulu----

    I had some missing feathers on the neck of one of mine.....and I finally determined that I was hanging a waterer too high, and she was rubbing feathers off. or so I thought. I have subsequently changed waterers a couple of times...and adjusted the height. One suggestion for you to investigate if there is anything that they could possibly be rubbing against that would cause the feathers to break off.
     

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