rooster loosing feathers on the neck

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  1. caltex89

    caltex89 New Egg

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    my rooster is loosing it's feathers around it's neak the hens are ok i have heard they pull them out when stressed but i want to be sure so if it is fleas or something i can wash them out
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    You can always give him a bath with flea soap if you are sure it is not the hens doing it. My hens would pull the feathers from my roo everynight while on the roost. Sevin dust will also work for fleas, lice and mites. Just don't get it in his eyes. Good luck. [​IMG]

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  3. dawg53

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    Welcome to BYC. Ditto on the sevin dust.
     
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