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fixing "leakage" or ticks like this on ameraucana's..

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KYBOY, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. KYBOY

    KYBOY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three pullets from a hatch of wheaten ameraucans that ended up with some dark leakage or ticks..What do you think causes this? This hen is by far the worst but two more have it to a lesser extent..Sorry for the bad pick, best I could do at the time..
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  2. hasdaa

    hasdaa Out Of The Brooder

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    i have some ameraucans and i have never ever had any bug problems with them, sorry i can't help. [​IMG]
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    KYBOY is talking about the dark feathering on his birds not parasites.
     
  4. KYBOY

    KYBOY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes, the dark small spots in the feathering. I talked with another person about it a week or so ago and they raised a good point that may have been from someone breeding for darker wing and tail feathers..
     
  5. hasdaa

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    oh well sorry [​IMG]
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    No need to be sorry - just trying to explain to you. You will discover that people on this site are helpful not judgmental.
     
  7. hasdaa

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    thanks[​IMG]
     

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