Bald Golden Polish

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by demonique, May 18, 2007.

  1. demonique

    demonique In the Brooder

    Mar 19, 2007
    I have a nearly 5 week old Golden Polish chick who... is bald. She has a ring of tall feathers around her head, and a large bald, somewhat scaly spot in the middle. I'm not sure if the feathers fell out or some other chick plucked her. She didn't seem hurt or frightened, and I've never seen them pick at her, though that certainly doesn't mean it didn't happen. There's never been any blood or injuries.

    Do you suppose this is what's going on, or is this something that might happen to a Golden Polish chick?

    Will they grow back? *lol*

  2. Hoolie

    Hoolie In the Brooder

    Apr 11, 2007
    I hope this is not a common problem, i have 10, 1 week old Golden Polish and 3 silver.

    Would not like this to happen to them.

    If it did happen to one i would move it into a cage on its own, with a lamp for walmth.

  3. allen wranch

    allen wranch Crowing

    Jan 11, 2007
    San Marcos, TX
    If you just have the one Polish, the other birds are probably pecking its feathers out. It is a novelty to them...

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