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No tail feathers of fluff?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ok1242, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. ok1242

    ok1242 In the Brooder

    Feb 8, 2008
    Okie living in CA
    I have several hens with no tail feathers or fluff. It is like the tail feathers were cut off. Has anyone ever seen this before or know why this is?
  2. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Are they Arucanas? They (the true ones) are rumpless.....
  3. gachickeeper

    gachickeeper In the Brooder

    May 25, 2008
    Middle GA
    I have the same thing on some B.O's I bought. I gave them some good birdseed with sunflower seeds in it and i think the feathers are growing back slowly. hard to tell these birds are much more skittish than the ones I raised from 1 day old. i think they had a chicken pulling there feathers before I got them.

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