I have a hen who seems to be losing feathers...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by haddiemoo, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. haddiemoo

    haddiemoo Out Of The Brooder

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    I have three hens and one seems to be losing tail feathers. Each day I clean the coop I find a bunch of feathers on the ground and my sister thinks that the other two hens are pecking her feathers out. I have not seen any pecking going on but this chicken does seem like the one to be bossed around by the other two. I see not open wounds on her and I am wondering if I should be worried or is this just usual molting?
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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