Clucky Sitting Mum with no feathers on her back!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by healthyasdotme, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. healthyasdotme

    healthyasdotme Out Of The Brooder

    Hi is it normal for a Mum to pull the long feathers out from her back so she has a bald patch on her back? How long will it take to grow back? Is it because she is deficient in something? I had good nesting boxes with lots of wood shavings and straw and two did this but others didn't. Thanks for helping.
     
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Bare backs can also be from being over mated. Get your girl a chicken saddle. [​IMG]
     

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