feather, skin redness, loose poop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jad1959, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. jad1959

    jad1959 Hatching

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    hen 18 months old - one of four - loss of feathers - messy poop - redness around bare skin - otherwise in good health - condition has been evident for about 4 months- i have stopped closing their coop door at night for around the same time...is it stress? other hens all fine....
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Unlikely. Skin gets red when it is bare on chickens. That is a natural response. At 18 months they are probably molting.
     

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