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Silkie Rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Nikks Fox, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. Nikks Fox

    Nikks Fox New Egg

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    this is my first time keeping chickens i keep silkie hybrids but my silkie rooster has pulled out all his feathers around his neck , i don't know why, i have checked for lice but i have not found any. What should i do
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    have you seem the roo pulling out the feathers?
     
  3. Nikks Fox

    Nikks Fox New Egg

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    no i haven't [​IMG]
     
  4. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    it might be that one of the hens are pulling out the feathers
    stress can also cause a lot of problems
     
  5. Nikks Fox

    Nikks Fox New Egg

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    No i have not see him pullout his feathers
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    Maybe it is abrasion. Does he stick his head through the fence or shove his head into a feeder?
     
  7. Nikks Fox

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    No he is not in his cage mostly he is outside (i keep free range chickens[​IMG])
     

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