one dead, another sick, feathers missing, please help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tebs78, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. tebs78

    tebs78 Songster

    Jan 1, 2008
    I have 3-4 week old RIR pullets and yesterday one was missing some feathers and got weak and died. NOw today another and its not as week, but all its back feathers are gone! Whats going on?
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    How much space do you have in the brooder? Sounds like maybe they are stressed and someone has taken to picking on the others.

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