What should i do about this(feather pulling pics)

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rooster brandon., Nov 6, 2010.

  1. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the women said the reason they did this is because she moved from a free range life and i big nice coop and run to a SMALL like 5 feet long 3 feet wide run and the coop is included it is like 2 feet out of that 9 feet but there is good news there is no more feather picking or none i can see unles they eat every single feather but there is no more pulling.But the rooster has a spot on his chest and the hen has a bare spot on well her but and winter is really close is there anything i can do to keep there butts/chest warm?
     
  2. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Slow day huh
     
  3. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The pics don't appear to be very clear...are you sure it's not molting??
     
  4. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for the not so clear pics cold out and camera keeps fogging up but if it could be molting why would the other hen have all of her featheres and why would molting start right when winter starts?
     
  5. Caseman

    Caseman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like they are molting to me..I got 1 just starting now that is cold.. they will be ok..[​IMG]
     
  6. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
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    Chickens molt at different times...just because one may be molting doesn't mean that they all should be.
     
  7. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    K i shall wait and see.........
     

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