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Losing feathers

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Hollyschooks, Jun 24, 2007.

  1. Hollyschooks

    Hollyschooks Hatching

    Feb 5, 2007
    Tannum Sands, Australia
    Hi, I have 3 Rhode Island Reds and one of them has been losing quite a lot of feathers for the past 3-4 weeks. It is acting normally, eating and doing the same as the others but it isn't looking too good. It doesn't look like the others are pecking it but it has lost a lot of feathers all over including the neck. Any ideas on what might be causing this?
  2. prariechiken

    prariechiken Songster

    Feb 9, 2007
    May be moulting....make sure it has no bugs, (mites) on it...

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