5/12 hens have a bald spot on there head!?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by CrazyChickensEverwhere, May 13, 2011.

  1. CrazyChickensEverwhere

    CrazyChickensEverwhere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4-5 hens with bald spots on there head. I know they dont have mites. I give them checks once a month, and dust 3 times a year. There all in the same spot, right near the comb. They dont free range, but they have a run. So aggression toward each other beside at the feeders. once of my barred rocks are going through a molt though because she stopped laying her feathers are rough looking right now and shes got pin feathers going in. But whats up with the others? im getting 5-8 eggs a day from 12 hens, but I dont think all 4 are molting.
     
  2. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a rooster, alot of times a rooster will grab thier heads during mating. Other possibility are that they are peck at eachother or a moult!
     
  3. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

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    Most likely roosteritis [​IMG]
     
  4. CrazyChickensEverwhere

    CrazyChickensEverwhere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no I just got a rooster 5 days ago. and they had them before him.
     

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