Molting or problem

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sheri grimley, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. sheri grimley

    sheri grimley Just Hatched

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    My Rhode Islad Red has lost feathers on both side of neck. Has pin feathers but has been that way for months. Seems kind of red now. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's not molting, she looks like she is being picked on. Poor girl.
     
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  3. sheri grimley

    sheri grimley Just Hatched

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    She's seems to be the boss of the three
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. I'm not sure what the issue is, but I would not imagine that, from the location of the feather loss that its due to pecking. I'd suggest maybe posting your question on the "emergencies, diseases, injuries and cures" section - maybe you will get some help there.

    In the meantime, the Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Joining your state thread will put you in contact with other BYC members in your area, which can be very helpful.

    (https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread)

    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    x2 it doesn't look like molting. Have you checked her over closely for mites?
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] you've received some good advice, hope your girl feels better soon.
     

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