Bald spot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by saifa, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. saifa

    saifa New Egg

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    We noticed this morning that one of our three hens has a bald spot on her back. We were just wondering what caused this. Any help would be great.
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    Last edited: Dec 17, 2012
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Do you have a rooster??? Thats usually where they hold on with their sharp nails.
     
  3. saifa

    saifa New Egg

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    No, we do not have a rooster.
     
  4. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Check for mites or lice.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Could be low on the pecking order and now is getting pecked? I take it she is either too young or already done molting?
     

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