rooster loosing feathers on the neck

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by caltex89, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. caltex89

    caltex89 New Egg

    Apr 24, 2011
    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

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    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]

    Edited to also say: [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2011
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC. Ditto on the sevin dust.
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