Bare bottom

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by whittychick, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. whittychick

    whittychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my barred rocks has a bare bum! It's been like this for months now. There's no signs of bullying, mites or anything. Thought maybe it's molting? But it's been like that for months. She's the only one with it...something I'm missing? Anyone else have this problem? It's so annoying! I like my girls to have a fluffy bum!
     
  2. HugHess

    HugHess Chickrack Addict

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    Could you post any pics?
    May or may not help to give an opinion...
     
  3. whittychick

    whittychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yea I can do that...I'll post some tomorrow after work!!
     
  4. dsbailey70

    dsbailey70 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has she been sitting on any eggs, and is her rear the only bare place? I ask only bc I recently got a 1yo Partridge Silkie who was somewhat bare underneath. The guy I got her from said that it was from sitting on eggs. I think her feathers are returning, and I pick up the eggs as soon as I find them.
     
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  5. whittychick

    whittychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yea I spoke to a vet and she said same thing. Not all my layers have a bare bum but there's some...I see feathers coming back also. Just so yucky looking! Thanks for input
     
  6. whittychick

    whittychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oops never got to take pic! But talked with vet and seems to be because she's a heavy layer?!!
     

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