1. Mimis Cluckers

    Mimis Cluckers New Egg

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    [/VIDEO] Anyone have any idea what this is on the feathers of my silkies head? I do not see any type of mites or any moving thing.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 31, 2016
  2. Eggsoteric

    Eggsoteric Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did he recently go thru a molt? Those look to be shaft casings which are shed during a molt.
     
    Last edited: Oct 31, 2016
  3. Mimis Cluckers

    Mimis Cluckers New Egg

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    Now that you say that, it is what it looks like. He's 8 months old and he hasn't had any other signs of molting. Just started crowing and getting interested in courting my 4 large hens and they brush him off like he's a pest! Really hilarious!
     
  4. SilkiesnFrizzle

    SilkiesnFrizzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Molting x 2.
     

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