hen bald spots, no rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tracyree, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. Tracyree

    Tracyree Songster

    May 6, 2011
    So I have this hen that has bald spots on her "shoulders" (where her wings start) and some on her back. I don't have a rooster. I have 8 hens and a very large run. I haven't seen anyone picking on her, but it's not out of the question.

    Could it be a hard molt or is it more likely that the other hens caused her problem? I'd be blaming a poor innocent roo if we had one as it looks exactly like over breeding.

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