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

    Jul 8, 2012
    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

    Oct 3, 2011
    My Coop
    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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