What’s this, please?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Vikinglike, Jun 20, 2019.

  1. Vikinglike

    Vikinglike Songster

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    AF5B7354-170D-4948-865D-ABB59F0F17DE.jpeg 4E193114-DEB7-4FE2-BD37-F0C15AB5D9D1.jpeg 0084F21B-17C8-48B4-A797-2686BEA16D2E.jpeg Good morning.
    My 13 girls are now 16 weeks old.
    One of my girls has had as long as I remember, what appears to be some dirty tail feathers?
    I have never thought much of it, but now I’m wondering what it is, and nervous it could be mites?
    None of the others have this, could it just a coloring thing?
    Thanks!!!
     
  2. Farmgirl1878

    Farmgirl1878 Songster

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    Looks like a coloring of the feathers. Have you checked her for mites?

    And can you please post a pic of her so we can see how pretty she is?
     
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  3. twendt

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    it's coloring, one of my RIRs has some dark on her tail like that too.
     
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  4. twendt

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    What breed?
     
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  5. Vikinglike

    Vikinglike Songster

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    1BFE71BA-4C13-435C-ACAA-8E96EBF702C6.jpeg Thanks for your help!!!
    She’s a Buff Orpington...
     
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  6. Chickassan

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    She has speckles, no big deal most of my girls have speckles at some stage in their life.
    Mine are similar in color too, Faverolles so body and speckle color.:)
     
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  7. Vikinglike

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    Thanks!
    That’s her name now!
    Speckles!!!
     
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  8. Farmgirl1878

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    What a pretty girl! :love
     
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  9. Chickassan

    Chickassan Wattle Fondler

    Nice! She looks like a Speckles. :)
     
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  10. twendt

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    awww, Speckles looks like a friendly girl, enjoy her!
     
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