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langdon

  • Joined Sep 2009
  • Pembrokeshire
  • The Happy Smallholder!
broody?
« on: February 16, 2010, 09:45:41 am »
when a hen is broody can this lead to feather loss on bum area?
as said my mother in law thinks this might be, but i neva believe what she says!!
im really sad about this as i keep their house, run, food you name it in tip top condition.
and as i said im there with them everyday and never have seen any pecking.
im  ???
langdon ;) :chook:
Langdon ;)

shetlandpaul

  • Joined Oct 2008
Re: broody?
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2010, 10:19:42 am »
please look at its bum. check for lice.

sagehen

  • Joined Jun 2009
  • Warwickshire
Re: broody?
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2010, 01:04:32 pm »
If it's the bum area, and I mean under the tail, check for lice. Some hens do lose feathers when broody but usually around their necks and breast.

langdon

  • Joined Sep 2009
  • Pembrokeshire
  • The Happy Smallholder!
Re: broody?
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2010, 07:03:08 pm »
ok
Langdon ;)

 

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