Ragged, breaking feathers

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by annefb, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. annefb

    annefb Just Hatched

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    Hi there. Hoping someone has insight. I have noticed tail feathers in two of my hens getting ragged, plus feathers sticking out at odd angles. On closer inspection it appears that the feathers are broken. I haven't noticed them picking on one another. I am going to check vents, tail shafts and under wings for mites and lice (need hubby to be home to help me out or I'd have done it already) and if I see no parasites, increase protein. Am I missing anything? Thank you.
     
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    annefb Just Hatched

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