Rooster losing feathers?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TheReadyBoys, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. TheReadyBoys

    TheReadyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I walked in the barn today and there were a bunch of feathers where the rooster was. The hadn't been there earlier this morning. What happened?
     
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fight? My hens like to fight with my rooster. check him out and make sure theres not scratch or blodd , could be a predator.
     
  3. TheReadyBoys

    TheReadyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is not currently in the same pen with the hens, and he has no scratches/cuts. Did he pick them out himself? Also, I can't see his skin, there are still lots of feathers, and I don't think it was a predator. Is it normal for them to pick there own feathers?
     
  4. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He can, check for mites or ticks?
     
  5. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he could be molting if you dont find any!
     

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