Questions about feathers and diarrhea

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Alicia4Villegas, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. Alicia4Villegas

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    Feathers on their back in on the tip of their elbowing looks to be plucked out also one has diarrhea
     
  2. Alicia4Villegas

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  5. ChickenCanoe

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    Do you have a rooster?
    What are you feeding them? Protein % of feed, other things fed and % of the total intake.
    I'd get a fecal sample read for parasites.
     
  6. Alicia4Villegas

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  7. Alicia4Villegas

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    17.00%
    Organic harvest
    Cracked corn
    3 roosters until recently now 2 roosters with 15 hens
     
  8. Alicia4Villegas

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    17.00% protein
    Organic harvest
    Cracked corn
    Sometimes leftovers
    The amount eaten is not know because food is left out all day
    3 roosters until recently now 2 roosters with 15 hens
     
  9. ChickenCanoe

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    The roosters may be contributing to feather loss
    I'd cut back on the corn so they get more of the 17% protein. They will select the 10% protein corn first.
     
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