malting bird in winter.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jools22, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. jools22

    jools22 Out Of The Brooder

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    my red chook is almost bald. Im in australia and its the middle of winter here. She doesnt have any mites and is eating and apart from needing a a jumper i dont know what to do .
     
  2. AngelzFyre

    AngelzFyre Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If she is indeed molting you can try upping her protein in the feed you feed her and also adding scrambled eggs and other high protein items so her feathers come in more. You can also add vitamin/mineral supplements to her feed daily. Are you sure the others are not picking on her or pulling out her feathers? I'd make sure that she's not being picked on first of all and then try the added protein route.
     

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