Naked Butt!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chop33, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. Chop33

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    I have notice that several of my BUFFS have right under there vents about the size of a baseball is missing feathers and has sores on them. What is going on should I be alarmed?
     
  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Can you post a picture of this??? Could they be moulting?
     
  3. Chop33

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    I will try to post one tomorrow. I don't think molting because there all in the same spot and I thouhgt they did that in the summer.
     
  4. LooneyGoonie

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    Do you have some birds in your flock who pull out feathers? I had 3 hens who suddenly lost the feathers around their tails and their vents. I thought it was the turkeys they were living with, but after catching them in the act, it was the male guineas chasing them. I guess the female guineas weren't their type! After I separated the birds, their feathers began coming back in.
     
  5. swatchick

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    I'd wonder about mites...
     
  6. Chop33

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    I have sprayed them for lice and mites last week. Still no Change! Here is a pic of one that is naked and one that is ok!
     
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