Should i be concerned?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jkoester, Dec 27, 2016.

  1. jkoester

    jkoester Just Hatched

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    jkoester Just Hatched

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  3. jkoester

    jkoester Just Hatched

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    This is our White Crested Polish-6 months old.
     
  4. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think i see pin feather which would indicate that she is molting.


    If im just hallucinating about the pin feather she would probably have mites/lice.
     
  5. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Looks like a broken blood feather. You can either try pulling it out or leave it be, sometimes they will fall out and a new one will replace it. Apply some Blu-Kote to the area to help cover it.

    Do you have a young cockerel as well? It looks like there may be some feather damage - either from a male or another that is feather picking.

    Observe your flock to see what the cause is.
     

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