Regrowth of feathers after lice

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jc9766, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. jc9766

    jc9766 Hatching

    Nov 21, 2011
    We finally cleared up our lice after multiple Dustin's and coop cleanings- but our chickens have bald spots and there feathers don't seem to be growing back- it's been about 3 weeks and I am worried about the lack of feathers when the winter comes. Does anyone have a suggestion about what to do? Will they grow back soon? If not is there something we can do - it can get pretty cold here in the Hudson valley.

    Thanks for any advice
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    The feathers will grow back after molt. FYI: Keep an eye out for a feather picker.

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