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Missing feathers

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rmickelson44, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. rmickelson44

    rmickelson44 Out Of The Brooder

    So I have noticed that my Black Australorp is going bald. She will be 4 weeks old on Friday and I do understand that her feathers are coming in but this just dont seem right. She is balding on the tip of her wings and her chest looks like she is pulling them out. When I pick her up she feels of all bones like there is nothing to her. I watch my girls very carefully and she eats poops and drinks just fine, She dont get picked on so can anyone tell me what is happening? Her feathers look like there just breaking off... Is this normal cause I have yet to experience it with my other chickens. I will post pix shortly. Should I separate her, is this a sign of her being sick? Please any info will be great
     
  2. rmickelson44

    rmickelson44 Out Of The Brooder

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  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi, I'd suggest re-posting your question on the "Emergencies, diseases, injuries and cures" forum for responses on this issue - you've posted here on the New Member Introductions forum. If i had experience of this problem, rest assured i would try and lend a hand regardless of where its posted, but sadly, I've not had that problem with my flock.

    Best of luck

    CT
     
  7. rmickelson44

    rmickelson44 Out Of The Brooder

    Thank you. I will do that.
     
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    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I hope the e/r people can determine a reason for this.
     
  10. rmickelson44

    rmickelson44 Out Of The Brooder

    I hope so to. Im a lil nervous
     

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