OK, this is getting out of hand.....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Justino, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Today i noticed penny is bald not only on her face but now on her stomach........ it doesnt look irritated like her face is, it just looks perfectly removed.......could she have a disease or somthing??? and if she had mites, id see em on her wouldnt i????

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  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Someone has plucked her beard, and that patch on her abdomen looks like a broody patch.
     
  3. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    I am thinking broody too!
     
  4. Indiana hens

    Indiana hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check for small body louse.
     
  5. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    If she appears healthy and you can't find any mites, I'd say broody.
     
  6. Year of the Rooster

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    I agree, she looks like she plucked herself. My silkies' stomachs look just like that.
     
  7. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    but shes an EE and i know shes not broody cause she is not sitting and she is still laying eggs [​IMG]

    small body louse??? can someone show me a pic of what to look for???
     
  8. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    She may be close to going broody though. This broody patch is often the first sign that I see when I have a Silkie about to go broody.
     
  9. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Quote:But EEs dont go broody, do they??? Penny has never gone broody before ever and shes been layin for like a year or so now.........
     
  10. Year of the Rooster

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    Quote:But EEs dont go broody, do they??? Penny has never gone broody before ever and shes been layin for like a year or so now.........

    Yes they can. I don't remember it saying anywhere that they couldnt? I know there is another BYCer that has a broody EE and she hatched out some chicks.
     

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