Loss of feathers on Roo

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Audrianna Winters, Mar 11, 2018.

  1. Audrianna Winters

    Audrianna Winters Hatching

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    Hello everyone, I was wondering if anyone could give some insight as to what is going on with my roo. His feathers are not growing on this section of his back. It's not that that they are being plucked out, they just will not grow any longer then they are and the feathers are discolored as well.
     

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  2. andreanar

    andreanar Crowing

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    What breed? Have you checked very diligently for lice/mites? Are you sure its a roo?
     
  3. Audrianna Winters

    Audrianna Winters Hatching

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    Frizzle, we did find lice around the neck area. Could lice be causing this? Yes, definitely a roo.
     
  4. andreanar

    andreanar Crowing

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    Yes lice could cause that. I would get some Sevin Dust and dust your birds.
     
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  5. Table4Six

    Table4Six Crossing the Road

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    definitely make sure your birds have plenty of areas to dust bathe
     

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