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Long Term Feather Loss

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rocketmail, Sep 20, 2014.

  1. rocketmail

    rocketmail Out Of The Brooder

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    My chickens have been losing feathers for about a year and I don't know if it's just a really long molt or a parasite problem. I treat the coop with seven dust but it doesn't seem to work. After observing I've found lice and fleas but not sure if that's the problem. Please help![​IMG]
     
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seven kills the infestation but you have to retreat in 10 days to get the eggs that hatch. That could be one issue. Another could be feed. What do you feed them? And then right now it is molting time.....mine look like something has chewed on them and spit them out!
     
  3. rocketmail

    rocketmail Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry for replying so late lol I now don't have this issue thanks for the help though![​IMG]
     

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