Pullet loosing feathers

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by flytpm, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. flytpm

    flytpm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 5 month old BA pullet thats loosing feathers around her vent and up halfway to her chest. Didn't see any "red bugs", there was two little brown spots around her vent that almost look like lil worm, like 2 mm long; but they didn't move when I touched them. Don't know if it was just lil chicken manure or what. Look at these pics and see what you think. The other 5 pullets look fine and I have no rooster. Thanks

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  2. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    Sorry i can't tell anything by the pictures. Could she just be having a big molt?
     
  3. flytpm

    flytpm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats what I'm hoping but I don't know. I'm new to chickens.
     
  4. flytpm

    flytpm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry, she's 7 months old. Anybody have an idea?
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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    flytpm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Imp. It does sound like a molt.
     

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