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Cold or Illness? Pls Advise.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by millerchix, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. millerchix

    millerchix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a Buff Orpington not quite a year old. She has been fluffed up for a few weeks now and I thought it was the change in weather, but today I noticed a bald spot on her head. Could it be fleas? She does seems a bit more skittish but it is not unusual when the other chickens peck at her because she is smaller.
    Any suggestions on what I should look for?
     
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Check for lice and mites. It could be from others pecking her since she is at the bottom of the pecking order.
     

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