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Featherless wings?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Eggmachine11, Feb 8, 2015.

  1. Eggmachine11

    Eggmachine11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My FAVORITE hen molted,about a month ago.She instantly grew most of them back.Her wings were in the process and so was her chest,but now,her chest is missing feathers,and her wings are like featherless!Are rooster has been mating a tad more,but he rarely mated with her today,and she isn't bald!She eats regulary,so i'm thinking noones picking on her,any ideas?
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A double molt maybe, it happens. Check her for lice and mites though. Is the coop stressed right now? does everyone have enough room and stuff to do besides pick at each other?
     
  3. Eggmachine11

    Eggmachine11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great question!

    Every sleeps on the top roost,MOSTLY!Some hens pick at others legs etc.I cleaned the coop yesterday.I make everyone sleep on the top nests,and try making some sit on bottom roosts,but the hens are aggressive to others.
     

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