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"Greasy" head on hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by brubend, May 15, 2016.

  1. brubend

    brubend Out Of The Brooder

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    My ladies are 3 years old and we've had them since they were chicks. My barred rock now has a greasy looking head, see pics. No other chickens are exhibiting any symptoms and are laying as often as you would expect 3 year old chickens to lay. The hen in question has not laid regularly for at least 9 months, well before this ailment. Any ideas?

    They have a large run and get to free range in our fenced backyard every few days.

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  2. Dreamleaf39

    Dreamleaf39 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is her tail up? Have those black spots always been on her comb? Is she preening as normal?
     

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