Bald spot on hen's head?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Kenshan1, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. Kenshan1

    Kenshan1 Songster

    Aug 13, 2010
    Bonney Lake, WA
    I just saw one of my cuckoo marans head had a little bald spot, just looked like missing feathers nothing red. I don't have any roos that I know of, no crowing & no saddle feather but my SLW's have quite the crown & woddles. They are all around the 20-24wk mark. 3 out of 13 hens have started laying. Is it normal pecking order? Has me a little concerned.

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Most likely it's a pecking order issue. Hopefully you have plenty of room for them inside their house. I would just occasionally monitor your cuckoo maran for any changes with the bald spot.

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