Bare Patch

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JFS321, Jan 7, 2012.

  1. JFS321

    JFS321 New Egg

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    Hi all, as you can see, I have one hen with complete feather loss under her neck. Is this common or a problem perhaps?

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  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    My Coop
    It doesn't look normal but I don't know so let me bump you up.
     
  3. Jkslb08

    Jkslb08 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all, I'm JFS's wife. We have more to the story. Our hen in the picture was seen being picked at by her best friend in the flock- as in she was picking her feathers off the bare spot. Why would she do this and how do we get it to stop?
     
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2012

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