myster rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shirleyj, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. shirleyj

    shirleyj New Egg

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    Hey out there!, I have a Rooster "Louie" who is about 2 yr old. When I brought him and his girls (4 hens) home, he looked bad. No tail feathers, and he just got worse,.as the days went on. I have treated him several times with spray, and cleaned coop, etc...his tail feathers look awesome! but he still goes through periods of losing feathers on wattle, and now the vent area? is there something more to this besides thinking its lice or mites? Nodbody else in the coop has anything wrong with them although I treated everyone when I brought them home.??
     
  2. BackyardCountry

    BackyardCountry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's probably just molting! Chickens do it around this time of year to grow a new batch of feathers.
     
  3. froggiesheins

    froggiesheins Overrun With Chickens

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    Not enough information to help you.....
    How long have you had them?
    What age is he?
    How long and WHEN are these periods of losing feathers?
     

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