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My chicken has feathers on her neck that are turning white. I don't know if that is a pest or normal. Lori. It is at the tip of the feather.
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Bird Veterinary
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She may have a normal patch of white, or it could be an old area of trauma. Scars sometimes have depigmented feathering. Malnutrition can contribute.
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