how to tell why chickens losing feathers on neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by joypeters, May 28, 2013.

  1. joypeters

    joypeters In the Brooder

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    my birds started losing feathers on their necks and i thought they were molting. now it's been a few weeks, the areas look red and they aren't losing any other feathers. there is no rooster, and these are not birds at the bottom of the pecking order. not every bird is losing feathers. my two white birds (leghorn and pr) seem to be fine.

    would pictures help? joy
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Crossing the Road

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    get help and check them over under good light with a magnifying glass and look for parasites (lice, mites, etc..)
     
  3. joypeters

    joypeters In the Brooder

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    thanks. will do.
     

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