missing feathers under comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by augiedranch, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have six hens, and all of them except my golden polishs have lost feathers under the comb. its really raw and red looking.... what is this?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Do you have a rooster with your hens? If so... they are probably "love bites" from the big guy.
     
  3. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks! yes, i have a buff orpington rooster

    thank you![​IMG]
     
  4. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    love bites

    Your killing me silkie...lol​
     

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