quills with no down

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by peepsmama69, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. peepsmama69

    peepsmama69 New Egg

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    One of my red girls has a problem with her wing and tail feathers. She finished moulting about 2months ago but now has a lot of feathers onher wings that have full quills but no down or feather on them. It looks like something chewed the fluff off. And her tail feathers look like someone took scissors to the end of them. Havent found any mites ect, and the rest of the flock are good. Any suggestions? thank you
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    If you could then post some pictures. I have no clue , but there are many here that sure can recognize many ailments. WISH YOU BEST
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Sounds like you have a feather picker in your flock.
     

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