First sick bird - Any Ideas??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HgarrettRN, Sep 6, 2014.

  1. HgarrettRN

    HgarrettRN Hatching

    Mar 30, 2014
    I have a flock of 8 various chickens. My only rooster about one month ago started loosing feathers on his back near his tail, some were plucked completely out other were broken off, I thought the hens were to blame. Today he has very redden, inflamed looking legs and toes. I wouldn't say they are scaly, checked for mites and don't see any. However I am not real sure what I am looking for. Hens appear fine, and coop seems to be in normal condition. This is my first flock and I am puzzled by this. Please help with any suggestions?
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    A picture would help. It could just be molting.

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