is it normal for a silkies

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Poultrybonkers, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Crowing 7 Years

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    One of my silkies hens don't have feathers on her feet anymore they haven't been their in months is that normal?
     

  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  3. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Crowing 7 Years

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    Quote:Its only this one hen not the rest of them.
     
  4. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    could be she's molting too
     

  5. sunket77

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    you could also have a feather picker in the group, depending on what breeds you have. Anyone with any kind of beard, top hat or feather feet in my laying flock usually don't keep those feathers for long, my red chickens always peck at anything that looks unusual!
     

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