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neck feathers on my rooster turning white

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tryfuln, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. tryfuln

    tryfuln Hatching

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    i am not sure what is going on with my rooster. he is the only chicken i have right now. over the past 2 -3 weeks his neck feathers look they have lost the plumage and are just quills/shafts, no other symptoms, and just on his neck. looks as tho he has a white/gray scarf on....any ideas or treatment
     

  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    He is in the re-growing feathers stage of molting.
     
  3. Roy

    Roy Songster

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    yes, he's molting. You'll soon see those spikes pop and then they'll be feathers...
     
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2009

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