Silkies feathers falling out or being pecked out?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by taralynn1, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. taralynn1

    taralynn1 In the Brooder

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    Are my silkies feathers being ulled out by another bird or falling out for some reason? I checked her and dont see anything unusual like mites or anything?
     

  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockwit Premium Member

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    The head is not necessarily the first place I'd think of feather loss due to pecking. Is it the only silkie that you have? If so, it could be that the other breeds are focusing on her, as she looks different to the rest of the flock.
     
  3. taralynn1

    taralynn1 In the Brooder

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    No i have 3 silkies...
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockwit Premium Member

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    Then I'm honestly not sure. It could be a medical issue. Hopefully someone will be along to help soon.
     

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