Raw / Bald Bums....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by FiascoFarmer, Apr 1, 2012.

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    FiascoFarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    We had a bum feather picking problem for a while during the Winter. Through careful shifting within different flocks and use of blinders, etc, we've been able to stop the picking. That said we have gotten most of them to grow their tails back. Some however are completely bald back there and one is even missing most of the feathers up her back. My question is, is there any hope they will grow back? Or have they been pecked to a point of no return? The others who re-feathered are almost back to normal, while the others seem to be exhibiting Zero Growth.

    Im not sure when to give up and cull them. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
     
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    FiascoFarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh yeah also when they were being actively picked at, they regularly had bloody bums. We haven't seen any bloody bums in a bit but still bald. [​IMG]
     

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