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by dye29
Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: hens loosing feathers
Replies: 73
Views: 10602

Re: hens loosing feathers

ye i think they will , i did think of locking the hens in shed fully for a week in darkness then let out a hour a day to strech see if it would nock them off lay and concentrate on growing feathersbut i couldnt be that cruel
by dye29
Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: hens loosing feathers
Replies: 73
Views: 10602

Re: hens loosing feathers

hi all thanks for all your help and suport upto now marigold i have upped there nutriants and they do have a good spot to shelter from rain and wind but i will 100% order some bumpa bits as myself im sure the main prob is the hens pecking as i keep them imaculately clean , thank you everyone for all...
by dye29
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Quail Forum
Topic: quail advise please
Replies: 50
Views: 7809

Re: quail advise please

IMG_0988 (Mobile).JPG while im on with pics this is my quail setup my light is different now its in centre of box downover still no eggs but canny watching them , was thinking are they brainy birds as i had them outside to start then in will they of relised its winter and thought sod you im not lay...
by dye29
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: hens loosing feathers
Replies: 73
Views: 10602

Re: hens loosing feathers

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this is the worst hen of all i hope im worrying overnothing ive just replaced water today with cider vinagar mix as read up makes there blood taste horrible and helps cold ect
by dye29
Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: hens loosing feathers
Replies: 73
Views: 10602

Re: hens loosing feathers

yes regular always nearly had 13eggs . just checked all hens to no black marks ect on them they look ok i got photo of the worst one to be fair now they most look like there healling again only couple look like the photo , iv prob done a better thing today ive opened there run and let then have free...
by dye29
Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: hens loosing feathers
Replies: 73
Views: 10602

Re: hens loosing feathers

still laying random though one day out of 13 hens i get 6 eggs then maybe 8 sometimes 10 but usually 6 . i have them on ansons food seems ok like i said i cut the maize out ages ago and started a month a go with the vitamin stuff you put in water to help them after a mite infest
by dye29
Sat Dec 30, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: hens loosing feathers
Replies: 73
Views: 10602

Re: hens loosing feathers

ill take pic of hen tomorow and post see what you think
by dye29
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: hens loosing feathers
Replies: 73
Views: 10602

Re: hens loosing feathers

just a update yes 13 hybrids only in that run no bantams or anything there all ok in other runs , been to vet today just with one hen and i really wasnt happy to me they didnt have a clue they just said it molting dont worry theyll grow back even though i told them there this years birds ect . so 35...
by dye29
Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: hens loosing feathers
Replies: 73
Views: 10602

Re: hens loosing feathers

i generally think too there still niggling at each other can i buy anything to put on beeks to stop them pecking , i thought about putting 4 or so in another run with few of my pure breeds
by dye29
Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: hens loosing feathers
Replies: 73
Views: 10602

Re: hens loosing feathers

ye i do think theres something wrong like you say ill take few to vets , ive been watching them for past week and there eating each others feathers also mounting one another , ive raised the protein with only layers pellets , meal worms ,sun flower seed, and boiled eggs .

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