Horrible feathers and no eggs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Violetsfeathers, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Quail Antwerp Belgian bantam D'Anver AKA Muffin has horrible feathers and she has never laid an egg in her life. She is at the bottom of the pecking order in a group of three bantams one is a rooster.
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    The one farther back is muffin and the one closer is Pearls. Thy are the same breed, age, and from the same hatchery.
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    Here is another pic of Muffin.
     
  2. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also she will be 2 in April
     
  3. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello? Anyone know? Is there something wrong? I know she's not a rooster
     
  4. Bigwig

    Bigwig Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If she is eating and drinking and acting normal she should be fine. And as for not laying, how do you know she is not a rooster?
     
  5. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Because she doesn't have rooster feathers and she doesn't crow and..... I just know
     
  6. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is what her breed of rooster looks like. She is not a rooster.[​IMG]
     
  7. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A freather fell out yesterday and I got it. This is what it looks like
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  8. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like her feathers are rotting inside of her
     
  9. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have another chicken, marshmallow, she is in perfect condition, but no eggs. We brought her home in March. And I figured it was the stress of moving. She turned two in April, should I wait longer? Or is there something wrong with her?
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  10. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think marshmallow has finally layed an egg!
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    Pearls is a different bantam we have. Marshmallow is also a bantam
     

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