New member, need some advice/help

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by poppins 2811, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. poppins 2811

    poppins 2811 New Egg

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    Hi, I have 3 chickens in my garden, free range and spoilt!
    One of them has developed this.... [​IMG]
    Every time I clean them out I use mite powder, and have not seen any in the house. Please help [​IMG]
     
  2. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a rooster? Sometimes hens develop bald spots due to over mating. That can be fixed with a hen saddle.
     
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Yes, it looks like it could be rooster damage. Make sure her other flock mates don't start pecking at the spot. Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
     
  4. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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  5. Cluckcluck1215

    Cluckcluck1215 Overrun With Chickens

    Welcome to BYC from Maine! :welcome

    Hmm, Have you noticed feather picking?If you have a rooster, over mating?
    That's defintatly not molting, not like that.Like NFC said, post a thread in ER section.
     
  6. poppins 2811

    poppins 2811 New Egg

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    We don't have a rooster [​IMG]
    They all seem to get on great, will keep my eye on them.
    Thanks for the advice
     
  7. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! There is an unbelievable source of great knowledge on here and wonderful, friendly folks! I do hope you'll make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    A hen saddle wouldn't cover her there, only covers back of their back.
     

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