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Silver Cochin turning white

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 18chicks, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. 18chicks

    18chicks New Egg

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    Hi All

    We have a silver/gray feather footed buff cochin (I think), her feathers are starting to turn white, she also will not leave the coop unless we physically take her out and put her in the yard. This morning she seems to be shivering a bit, and holding up one leg (which I have seen her do before). We had a vet check her out about a week ago, and she said she was fine, it seems odd though, any thoughts would be appreciated

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  2. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Is she moulting? Some of ours go through color changes, especially our silver phoenix banty hen. Anyway, the moulting might be making her feel a bit under the weather maybe? If the vet says she's ok, I wouldn't worry, just keep an eye on her.
     

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