loosing feathers on top of back and around legs and butt.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tink1, May 31, 2011.

  1. tink1

    tink1 New Egg

    May 31, 2011
    We have tried dusting with DE and keeping their laying nest clean, chickens have plenty of room and also free range on occasions. Flock consist of two roosters and sixteen hens all bird will be one year old June 14th.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  2. tammye

    tammye Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2010
    if it is not from mites/lice you may have a feather plucker in the group or it is from the roosters mounting her, you could try a hen apron if you think it might be from the roosters. spend some time watching them interact esp. at roost time that is when i finally saw my little feather plucker in action.

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