Losing there feathers??

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by chrisarvor, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. chrisarvor

    chrisarvor Songster

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    This week my cock Lady Amerst has lost his complete tail feathers, they are alone so no fighting
    Also there are more feathers on the floor in all my pheasant aviaries,golden and yellow goldens
    they are all healthy well fed etc
    Is this just a summer molt or any reason for this
    Any advice thanks
     
  2. Quote:Our Ruffed pheasants are just going into moult also. They will loose the whole tail and ruff feathers plus alot more.
     
  3. chrisarvor

    chrisarvor Songster

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    Sorry i forgot to say its mid summer here 35 degrees and going up
     
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  5. adriano

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    My yellows, reds, silvers. elliots, lady and reeves all losing there feathers also with the summer moult.
    Although my reeves tails have been gone since april.
    This is a good sign that shows he is fertile.
    Because the tail been so long breaks when he mates with the hen.
    All my reeve eggs have been fertile 34 hatched out so far, and the two hens are hatching now also.
     

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