Losing feathers around the neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by d presser, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. d presser

    d presser New Egg

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    Earlier I had a rooster that had started losing some feathers around the neck area. Now I have a couple more losing feathers in the same area. Is this caused from mites? If so can it be treated with ivomec and how? Thanks in advance for your help.
     
  2. nivtup

    nivtup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess is that they are molting.........
     
  3. OregonChickenGal

    OregonChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, molting, unless you have actually seen mites or lice.
     
  4. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's the first place my molting hen showed she was in molt.
     
  5. d presser

    d presser New Egg

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    The first rooster has been doing it for a couple of months and the skin looks red.
     

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