Not an emergency, but what's going on? *PICS!!*

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChickenPeep, Jan 7, 2012.

  1. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    My hen has had a bare patch (I mean COMPLETELY bare) on her rear.
    It started back in September. i was expecting it to feather out, but nothing yet.
    She is about 9 months old, so I don't think she's molting.
    Whats going on?

    Pics added on post #6!
     
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  2. This_chicks_place

    This_chicks_place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post a pic?
     
  3. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ...like at the base of her tail? Do you have roosters?

    Or more like around her vent?...mites
     
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  4. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    This_chicks_place, I can get one but it will be a little while. [​IMG]

    kari_dawn, it is under her vent. And no, we don't have roosters, but we did around the time it started.
     
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  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Possibly feather picking by your other birds.
     
  6. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Pics!

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  7. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]I would like to know whats up, as well
     
  8. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    It's been like this for a looooong time. I don't think it's from the other birds (i only have 4 including her) because they'd have to bend over pretty far to do that. [​IMG]
     
  9. tammye

    tammye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you have a feather plucker in the group
     
  10. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Quote:Are you sure? I don't see black feathers all over the place. [​IMG]
     

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