Weird black ring around face!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by arialp, Dec 2, 2014.

  1. arialp

    arialp Chirping

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    went outside to feed my older girls some treats. Noticed that my easter egger has developed a black ring. Maybe it's molting?[​IMG]
     
  2. arialp

    arialp Chirping

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    [​IMG] this is before
     
  3. Jynuine

    Jynuine In the Brooder

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    You say a black ring... around it's eyes or neck? My Americauna's have the blackish feather ring around their neck, and I know some chickens randomly get a darkness around their eyes like black eyes... I guess Im not seeing what you are pointing out?

    I sort of see a lack of feathers on the head- maybe it was some squabbling in the flock or molting?
     
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2014
  4. chkn

    chkn Songster

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    Yeah, it looks like molting. Little feather quills on her forehead.
     

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