Whats wrong with my girls!?! *Pics*

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenbuttsowhat, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. chickenbuttsowhat

    chickenbuttsowhat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have de wormed them at the beganning of this year i dust them twice a month but still cant fig out whats wrong with my hens i had a hen die in december for unknown reason and her feathers was rough like this but i cant figure out whats doing it and its driving me nuts. the white hen is molting i know that but whats causing their back feathers to look that bad i dont have a rooster with them well i do but he's a lil jap bantie rooster and i just put him in there last week and this been going on for atleast a month+
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  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you have any roosters? If so sometimes they'll do that to the fluff when they mate.
     
  3. moting?? I'm no expert so i really don't know
     
  4. chickenbuttsowhat

    chickenbuttsowhat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nope no rooster we just NOW put a small lil white black tail jap bantie rooster in there but their feathers been doing that before put him in there and the white hen is molting but the other are not so im not sure whats going on they never done this before and like i said i dust them and de worm them so they r free of those pest [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  5. Easter eggers

    Easter eggers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some times they pull out feathers of each other due to lack of protein try cat food
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2012
  6. Ragladysews

    Ragladysews Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree, try the cat food or tuna with oil.
     

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