Whats wrong with my chicken.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bljfarms, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. bljfarms

    bljfarms New Egg

    Jul 4, 2011
    One of my chickens has started loosing feathers around her neck, and her comb is a light shade of pink (used to be red). Chicken just does not look healthy. Any thoughts? Suggestions? Thanks
  2. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    Possibly molting? Is the chicken eating? Drinking? pooping?
  3. Kuntry Klucker

    Kuntry Klucker Thekuntryklucker.blog Premium Member

    Jun 9, 2010
    Tennesee Smoky Mts.
    Wow! I am not sure, I do hope that someone with more knowledge will be able to help you.
    So I am bumping you up. Hope that your chicken feels better soon.
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Check for mites (or go ahead and dust for them). http://ohioline.osu.edu/vme-fact/0018.html

    Mites can cause feather loss. Molting can too. Anemia can be caused by mites or worms. I'd also consider worms too (but not for the feather loss).

    I have seen comb color changes from worms.
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2011

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