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one slick roo, help help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fatboys farm, Oct 10, 2009.

  1. fatboys farm

    fatboys farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my roos are abit oily looking on their feathers, around their necks @ their tail feathers are missing. please throw the fatone a bone. eat more possium.
     
  2. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would like to help you out, but we need more thorough descriptions of your chickens' conditions and symptoms (for this and your other thread) to help you the best.

    Please refer to the sticky at the top of this section and give us some juicy details to work with, ok?
     
  3. fatboys farm

    fatboys farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im sorry punkinpeepim new at this. i have 100 chickens all healthy but ive got 2 roos whoose feathers seem really oily looking. then they start loosing some feathers especialy tail feathers @ the front of their neck. other 2 roos dony have this problem. the sick ones are with about 15 hens each that have normal looking feathers. it dont make since maybe i can send pictures. the french black copper maran roo was sharp till he lost his tailfeathers. hens didnt pull them out they like the big guy. he is the boss of the yard but very gentle toward humans.
     
  4. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure what to say on this. I'm hoping to give you a bump and maybe someone else can help.

    Are they actually oily to the touch?
     
  5. fatboys farm

    fatboys farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont know, i raise them i dont touch the roosters they dont like that. but thank you for trying to help.
     

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