Feather Loss

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by loweman60, Oct 17, 2016.

  1. loweman60

    loweman60 New Egg

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    I've been raising chickens for years. After bout year old. Back and tail feathers are gone. I've done big Cleaning's. Sprayed Pymetherine. Seven dust. Diamachus earth. I feed quality lay pellets. Tried different brands. My neighbors do not have issues. I will send pics. Phone call. Anything to solve this
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, loweman60, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! You said you've been raising chickens for years. But you didn't mention molting to explain the feather loss? Is that a possibility? Best wishes.
     
  3. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to Backyard chickens! So glad you joined us, and I hope you make yourself at home here! Is it molting??
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I am wondering too, if they might be molting. [​IMG]
     
  5. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    It's molting season, so that could be the cause. You might also be dealing with feather picking, if she's not growing in any new feathers.
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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