MASS FEATHER LOSS HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChickenKeep01, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. ChickenKeep01

    ChickenKeep01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Japanese Bantam has just gone broody but the eggs died is i'm breaking her when i went to ge check on her, her entire belly had no feathers at all. what dose this ,mean is she dying or do they lose feathers when incubating
     
  2. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's fine :D. Broody hens will tear out their belly feathers to add to the nest so their body warmth can keep the eggs warm. They will grow back once she is done being broody.
     
  3. ChickenKeep01

    ChickenKeep01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks it's good to know she's fine
     

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