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Regrowing bald spots?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Year of the Rooster, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    One of my sebrights pullets has been badly overmated by my stupid silkie roosters [​IMG] and currently has a large bald spot on her head. I rehomed some but I guess I was too late. Is there anyway I can get the feathers to regrow? If not, why? Did the roos pull out the follicles or something?
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2009

  2. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Songster

    Apr 11, 2009
    yes the feather folicles can be pulled clear out of the chickens head
    she may never get all of her feathers back
    she will need lots of time allone and not bothered by roosters
    she can use some high protein feed and calcium to regrow new feathers
    at best it will be from 6-8 weeks before you have feathers in the area
    silkie roosters are tooo big for sebright hens

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