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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Fowl97, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. Fowl97

    Fowl97 Songster

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    the larger of my two rirs has flakey stuff but nof flacking off around the feathers put its under the first layers near the roots i think it is only near the drumsticks is it the feathers growing, it is only an her
     
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  2. horsejody

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    I would check for mites or lice.
     
  3. Fowl97

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    how
    she doesnt seem too un normal i wan holding her and just noticed it
     
  4. Fowl97

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    ihave pics upon looking closer it looks like wood chips the were dustbathing a few days ago and their pen has some in it


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  5. horsejody

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    I'm not much of an expert, but a good dusting wouldn't hurt just in case. If you are the organic type, you could try some food grade DE. I can't tell from the picture. It may be from the bedding, but it seems odd that it's just at the base of the feathers.
     
  6. Fowl97

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    it isnt i thought it was but i went out and did a thro inspectation it looks like dirt or small rocks they have dirt and rocks could they of just did that
     
  7. horsejody

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    Good. Just keep an eye on them.
     

  8. Fowl97

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    defantly will all are acting normal`
     

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