My hen has a bald spot on her back

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chiaralouisa, Mar 31, 2018.

  1. Chiaralouisa

    Chiaralouisa In the Brooder

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    7035B74A-708D-4110-8E3A-8DA9D8BB07DD.jpeg 5E0B888A-CF07-4BF8-8970-D44E2F6BD81B.jpeg Today while I was feeding my hens I noticed that one of them was Balding pretty seriously on her back i don’t think she is moulting because she is only 11 months old and it’s april. Here’s a picture of her back
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Waiting on a Fresh Garden Salad

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    Do you have a rooster? Looks like rooster wearing from mating.
     
  3. mixedbreeds

    mixedbreeds Songster

    Looks like spring cockerel love to me I have the same thing going on with several hens and my cockerel is about 8 months old and very active with the girls.
     
  4. Chiaralouisa

    Chiaralouisa In the Brooder

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    No I don’t have a rooster or a cockerel. But I used to have one back in December do you think maybe her feathers were covering the patch but they moved?
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Waiting on a Fresh Garden Salad

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    If you no longer have a rooster and it is continuing to get worse than you may have a feather picker.
     

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