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Bald silkie

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by erin0415, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. erin0415

    erin0415 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my silkies head has almost no feathers. I don't think the others are picking at it. It is the only one of 13 that looks like that. Any ideas what it could be???

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    sorry about the quality of pics- neither my camera or the chick would cooperate
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Even though you don't see the other pecking... that's my guess.
     
  3. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    Do you have a roo? That's where they usually hang on.
     
  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    awww, poor baby !!! It does look like pecking !!! Maybe try putting her in her own area for a little while to see if they start to grow back !!
     
  5. erin0415

    erin0415 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shouldn't be any roos hanging on to her head. These babies are only 5 weeks old and aren't mixed with my other chickens. I hope that it is just pecking. I was afraid she had some head disease that she would give to the others.
     

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