Meat birds sneezing and extreme shedding of their feathers

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by farmgirllvo, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. farmgirllvo

    farmgirllvo Chirping

    Apr 27, 2016
    Hello everyone. I have been raising chickens for about 4 years now and meat birds for the same. Over the years I've learned a system to keep them growing and healthey. The only thing I've changed this year is the fact that I'm now soaking their feed and adding kelp gran to their feed. A few days ago i went out to feed them and realised they were sneezing and they clearly had lost feathers. I raised the light thinking they were to hot and had started pecking each other, but that didn't help, i raised it more and they just got cold. I would like to be as natural with this all as I can, so I'm wondering what to do.
    I clean out their pen and give them fresh wood shavings twice a day.

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