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Lice, now hard yellow quills-advice?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by IcedMochaChick, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. IcedMochaChick

    IcedMochaChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our two roosters had lice, which I think we've gotten rid of now. The smaller one really had them bad and his quills are still yellow and don't want to come off the growing feathers. Has anyone seen this before? He's a white silkie, so you can really tell where the bugs were hanging out on his neck feathers. His feathers are growing a lot now, but his neck feathers still have the quill covering. The quills don't want to break off like they're supposed to. Hmmm, what to do?
     
  2. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
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    I think there's a name for that condition- in ducks it may be called angel wing or something like that.
     
  3. IcedMochaChick

    IcedMochaChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll have to do some research, see if I can find any info...

    Thanks! [​IMG]
     

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