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Is this just molting or something else?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kabaluch76, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. kabaluch76

    kabaluch76 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the first time I've been around molting birds. I have a few of them doing this! It isn't bleeding or anything and the down seems to be falling out. It's like on top of the back near where their tail feathers start.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    That looks more like feather pecking/eating or wear and tear from a rooster.
     
  3. kabaluch76

    kabaluch76 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks. I have 29 hens and 2 roos. Will have to do something about this.
     
  4. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    I agree with sourland, it looks like a rooster work to me.
     

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