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Losing feathers

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

  1. Hollyschooks

    Hollyschooks New Egg

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    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?
    Thanks:)
     
  2. prariechiken

    prariechiken Chillin' With My Peeps

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

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