my hen has bald spots!!help

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chichimama5, May 11, 2008.

  1. chichimama5

    chichimama5 New Egg

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    !!my hen gertie has a bald spot on her wing and a larger spot above her tail, i saw some pictures on here and it looks kinda alike.i dont think shes moluting. is it mites??she has had it for 2 months now, maybe a little worse. what do i do?? the others have no signs of it. i got poultry protecting spray, its not harsh chemiclals~ i dont want her to die:( any ideas~~
     
  2. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    Hi and welcome. First question, do you have a rooster. If you do it might be from him mating her. Most of mine are missing feathers on eash side of their tails, it's where the rooster grabs them and hangs on to mate. If you do not have a rooster it could be feather pecking, keep putting the spray on her. If it gets worse you need to seperate her for awhile to heal.
     

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