Peacock loosing feathers

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by farmerblamb, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. farmerblamb

    farmerblamb In the Brooder

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    This peacock is approx. 3 months old and seems to be loosing feathers on the neck. Is this anything I should be concerned about?
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    You can see his bare skin pretty well in the photo. I haven't noticed this until recently.

    Thanks so much.
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    Dust for mites and lice maybe?

    -Kathy
     
  3. redstarfather

    redstarfather In the Brooder

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    He is probably just molting. All birds molt. Molting is where they loose their feathers but they regrow.
     
  4. zazouse

    zazouse Crowing

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    He is just out growing his feathers, what are you feeding him?
     

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