Bald chicken! Please help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lexiredhead, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. lexiredhead

    lexiredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So last night something happened because when I went out this morning she was bald and the eggs she was sitting on we're scatter all over the coop plus her tummy where she plucked her feathers put is wet and it smells funny.. What is happening???? please help thank you!
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess would be, another hen pecked the cr*p out of her head, they had a little fight and eggs broke under the hen. Maybe other hen wanted that box! Any other animal would have killed her or carried her off. Just my HO...[​IMG]
     
  3. lexiredhead

    lexiredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh ok thank you! That stinks!
     
  4. lexiredhead

    lexiredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will The hair/feathers will grow back on her head? Sorry it took so long to reply...
     
  5. Rowsdower

    Rowsdower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will grow back, but not before her next molt.
     
  6. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's ok. So is she still brooding somewhere else?
    Time to make her a spring hat! It will take a while for the feathers to grow back. :(
     
  7. lexiredhead

    lexiredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes she is still broody. Haha! I need to! Thanks!
     
  8. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She may as well stay in and brood, not fit to be seen socially with that doo! [​IMG]
    I couldn't help it [​IMG] I hope you get some nice chicks!
     
  9. lexiredhead

    lexiredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha! Thank you so much!
     

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