My Silkie is almost featherless

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ekeyser73, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. ekeyser73

    ekeyser73 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 30, 2013
    I have a Silkie Hen that is almost featherless. She has begun to grow some back, but it has been almost 3-4 months now that she has been almost nude. We have started giving her a feather replenisher feed, and also have been trying to separate her more from her "roommate". The quick backstory......a duckling bonded to her as if she were her mother, and now they are inseparable. They live in a tote together in my daughters room since the duck is actually her pet. I am going to be making them an outdoor home attached to my big coop with its own covered run, but for now they are both indoor birds. I need to know if this has happened to anyone else and if they overcame it. Thanks. Oh, and the Silkie is Shirley, and the duck is Laverne.
  2. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

    Nov 11, 2008
    Can you post pics? it might help some :)
  3. PimentoPlymouth

    PimentoPlymouth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2012
    Pics would help some.....How old is she now?......what are you feeding her currently?

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