Broody Patch??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ian1223, Mar 17, 2018.

  1. ian1223

    ian1223 In the Brooder

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    Hello everyone, i was wondering if anyone could tell me whats going on with my chicken. She is about 7 months old. She is almost bald close to her vent and also her chest. Is this a broody patch? Just didnt know if it was something that needs attention. She acts fine and coop is clean regularly. Thank you in advance!
     

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  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    Looks like she has been plucking her feathers to go broody is she acting broody?Usually by all of the plucking she is full blown
     
  3. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    Have you checked for mites?
     
  4. ian1223

    ian1223 In the Brooder

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    Here is a shot of her chest.
     

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  5. ian1223

    ian1223 In the Brooder

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    Yes we did look for mites, but we didnt see anything.
     
  6. ldamp

    ldamp In the Brooder

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    I have a bare spot on one of mine but its on the back side of her neck. I figured the other chickens were picking at this one. easter egger bare spot.jpg
     
  7. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    Not sure
     

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