Ask the Expert — June/July 2017

Ask the Expert — June/July 2017
Missing Feathers This is a photo of one of my black sex link chickens. She is a one-year-old that is losing her feathers from her head and neck area. This started about a month ago. Now a second chicken of the same breed and age has also started with the same problem. I have 10 backyard chickens. They are different breeds. They are my pets and each has a name. I am hoping that you will give me a medication name and a cure for them. I live in Gerlach, Nevada, a small rural town and live two hours away from the nearest veterinarian that might deal with chickens. Molting season is over. Thanks for any help you might give me. Marian Gooch ******************** Hi Marian, This certainly looks like pecking damage from the other chickens. If you have a rooster, it could be that he is causing this while

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