Feather loss

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hvactech, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. hvactech

    hvactech Out Of The Brooder

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    Its been really hot for the past couple weeks here and ive been noticing that some of my hens are loosing feathers on the back where the tail feathers start. Is this cause of the heat or are they digging for something? They just got a good dusting not too long ago.
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

  3. hvactech

    hvactech Out Of The Brooder

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    I dusted with sevins dust and i did repeat the dusting. Im thinking it may be a pecking problem but this didnt start until i introduce a new RIR hen to the group. She is really dominate
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Sounds like you got an answer. Makes sense

    Imp
     
  5. hvactech

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    Should i just remove her or is there something i can do. I know there is gonna be a pecking order
     

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