Feather loss

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Powerpak, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Powerpak

    Powerpak In the Brooder

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    Hen is losing mass amount of feathers. Feathers that are still on her are loosley attatched... whats the cause whats the solution?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing

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    Sounds like she is molting, though you did not give much info. How old? Did she stop laying? What does she eat?
     
  3. Powerpak

    Powerpak In the Brooder

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    She is about 1 1/2 yr old .....or so?
    She is not laying
    She is now on a combination of Layer Egg crumbles,meat bird feed , scraatch and bugs ,worms and whatever else she can find in the yard.
    previous owner had her on what looked to be finely ground up corn
     

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