feathers turning white

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lovemypetchicks, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. lovemypetchicks

    lovemypetchicks New Egg

    Jul 14, 2009
    My poor red hen. She is about 2 years old, about a year ago she started getting white spots. Now she is turning white, and some of her feathers only have the quill . Like a feather skeleton. Does anybody know what this is? I've attached pictures. (I think?)Also the same hen hurt her leg and didn't walk for a little while , now she has a limp, but she keeps up. I thought it was bumblefoot, but her leg is hard to the touch. It doesn't seem swollen or red. I think it may have gotten broken and healed crooked? Thanks for any advise on helping her out.
  2. BluegrassSeramas

    BluegrassSeramas Serama Savvy

    Aug 25, 2008
    Central Kentucky
    Quote:No pics....You have to put the image link in the middle of the brackets...
    I dont know the answer...but maybe the pics will help!!
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas

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