Injury on hen's back?

Momma*chicken

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So today I just noticed one of my hens has a big hole on her back. Idk if it's an injury from a predator? Or a parasite? Any help would be appreciated!
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ryneaeiel

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Our chickens free range all day. We have bald eagles here, so I'm thinking maybe one tried to grab her and failed. It was a deep wound. We didn't notice it on her till today.
I'm not sure it's a raptor since there's no talon marks where the raptor would have held on and pinned her. This looks more like the work of a long-snouted canine -- fox maybe?
 

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