Ok, two questions!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by DaveTaunton, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. DaveTaunton

    DaveTaunton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Firstly. Does she look healthy to you? She's going through a moult at the moment

    [​IMG] not an amazing pic but it is hard to get one when they're frolicking!


    And second. I understand the pecking order and everything. But is it normal for them to have a peck at the red thing on their heads? (I'm sorry for the dim description. I had the name in my head literally a second ago!)

    Thanks
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The color of her comb (red thing on her head [​IMG]) says that she is healthy. In addition to molting, I would suspect that others have been plucking/eating her feathers.
     
  3. DaveTaunton

    DaveTaunton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha that's the one! Thankyou. Is the pecking of the feathers normal? She doesn't seem to be in any pain
     

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