Sore on my Rooster back

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by swaller99, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. swaller99

    swaller99 Just Hatched

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    Hi:
    I am wondering why my one and only Rooster has a sore spot on his back and he is loosing feathers?
    Help.
    Thanks
    swaller
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hi there, [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!

    You might want to post a picture in the emergency section here of BYC....

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/10/emergencies-diseases-injuries-and-cures

    It could be from molting and others are picking at his back. If the area is sore and looks picked on, you might spray some Blu-Kote on the area to help with any infection and keep the others from picking on him.

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome!
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow Welcome To BYC and Happy Holidays! X2 what TwoCrows said, try posting a picture in the Emergencies forum about your rooster.
     
  5. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Any possibility that the hens are 'feather plucking'? Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If you post a photo we may be able to tell if it looks like a skin problem or the work of feather pluckers.
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! The Emergencies forum is the best place to post, good luck to you.
     
  9. swaller99

    swaller99 Just Hatched

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    Thank you so much for the helpful info.
    Thanks
    Stefanie Waller
     

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