Loss of feathers

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by micdav, May 29, 2008.

  1. micdav

    micdav Hatching

    Apr 20, 2008
    York Springs, Pa.
    [​IMG] I posted the day before yesterday about my chickens having a loss of feathers. Their backs were picked on by the rooster (he is gone now). Now they are missing tail and butt feathers and their skin is raw. A friend of mine suggested I treat them for mites which I did but they are not getting better. They are eating, drinking and laying just fine. I figured out how to attach a picture so here it is. Any suggestions? Michelle
  2. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Looks like it was caused by overmating.

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