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Raw places on backs of hens

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by pastorcm, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. pastorcm

    pastorcm New Egg

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    Trying to find out what to do about these raw places on my hens. Uploading pics. Please give me some insight. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. chickluvinfreak

    chickluvinfreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do you have a rooster with your hens? Roosters can pull the feathers out of hens back when mating.
     
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  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Looks like rooster damage to me.
     
  5. pastorcm

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    No rooster in with these ladies.
     
  6. donrae

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    Then my next thought is mites. Check them at night with a good flashlight and see if you see any creepy crawlies.
     
  7. pastorcm

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    What do you treat mites with? Also, it started on 2 when I noticed & now all are noticeable.
     

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