silkie has feathers missing on neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jennings Gamefowl, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. Jennings Gamefowl

    Jennings Gamefowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey all

    I bought a pair of silkies from a local breeder at a flea market... When I got home i saw that she has feathers missing on her neck . I can see her skin.. Is this an injurie or was she bred too mush???? and how can I help her regrow her feathers [​IMG] ???
     
  2. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Sounds like she either lost those feathers or she's a Showgirl. Pics would help best if you can get some.
     
  3. Jennings Gamefowl

    Jennings Gamefowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will try to post pics 2morrow.. what would be the reason for those feathers to go missing is she is a showgirl??
     
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    I'm not sure on the full genetics, but basically a Showgirl is a silkie crossed with a Naked Neck? The bare neck would just be genetics.
     

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