"Brood patch?" Is this why Jane's stomach is naked and featherless???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by awesomefowl, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Jane is my broody Serama hen. Her stomach is naked! No feathers! [​IMG] Is this the brood patch? Anyone know?
    And no, she doesn't have mites or lice. She lives in a rabbit cage in our kitchen.
  2. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

    Nov 26, 2008
    Neenah, WI
    yup, serama. like to have naked chests. when broody.
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    My little frizzle cochin does the same thing when I picked her up and saw how naked she was I just about lost it, I thought for sure she had a dreaded disease ,nope just broody
  5. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Thank you!!!

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