Normal Molting?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kimangers, Feb 22, 2015.

  1. kimangers

    kimangers Hatching

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    My buff has this on her neck/chest. I'm hoping its normal molting, but it looks a little flaky. No blood present. No bullying that I have witnessed. Happy chickens...worry wart mom.
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    It looks as if one of her flock mates is feather plucking/eating her feathers.
     
  3. MrsBrooke

    MrsBrooke Songster

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    X2.

    You may have to watch them for a while to see who is doing it.

    This can be caused by stress, crowding, or a lack of sufficient protein in the diet.

    What type of feed are they on?

    MrsB
     

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