My Young RIR Is Fizzling

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AlexisWriter, Sep 1, 2014.

  1. AlexisWriter

    AlexisWriter Out Of The Brooder

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    This year I got three started pullets, two Barred Rocks because I've had such great luck with them, and to mix things up, a RIR. They were all laying and doing well, but about 7-10 days ago, Roadie quit laying and started losing the color in her comb. My roommate thinks she might be moulting but I sincerely doubt it; she's young and it seems too early anyway. I live in the Pacific NW and our weather, while mild compared to most parts of the country, has been warmer and more humid this year. My Barred Rocks are doing fine. I have just the three girls.

    I haven't noticed anything else different about her. She eats and drinks just fine (for now). Could she be moulting?

    Thanks for any input.
     
  2. AlexisWriter

    AlexisWriter Out Of The Brooder

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    I think Roadie is on her way out. Her chest and neck look wet so I figure something (ears? nose?) is running. I'm not familiar with chicken ailments and have no idea why she's sick or with what. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2014

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