My Hen is BALD

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Michele S, Sep 15, 2010.

  1. Michele S

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    This hen has some serious male pattern baldness going on. Any ideas?
     
  2. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Songster

    May 14, 2009
    Aregua, Paraguay
    How old is she? Looks like a moult starting. Be sure to check for mites, lice, etc.
     
  3. X2Farm

    X2Farm Songster

    Jul 6, 2010
    Homer, GA
    bless her heart, she looks like my lil hen "Heathen" (DD even asked if that was her [​IMG] ) Mine got picked on by the others, now hers are in the process of growing back.
     
  4. 9 Feathers Farm

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    How old is she? She could be going into a moult it will start around the head/neck area. Does she have any other syptoms other than the missing feathers?
     
  5. LuvMaChickies

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    Rogaine for chickens??

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  6. Michele S

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    She seems fine other than the missing feathers. She's been like this for 3 or 4 months and I worry she will be cold this winter. She needs a bonnet.
     
  7. Michele S

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    We aren't sure how old she is, but she lays still.
     
  8. mommyofthreewithchicks

    mommyofthreewithchicks Songster

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    My poor silkie rooster looks like that right now but with a scab as well. Too many were picking on him and so he is in lock down until he grows his head and neck feathers.
     

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