Spots on chickens head and comb and seems like they are going bald

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Makiya, May 7, 2016.

  1. Makiya

    Makiya Just Hatched

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    I noticed today some of my chickens had brown kind of shinyy spots on their head and combs. And head looks like it going bald around head and eye area. I'm new to raising chickens since last August. This is my first issue. Does anybody know what it is and how to treat it. I couldn't touch it cause I was in coop by myself and she wasn't having it.
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Are their feathers being plucked out, and some are growing back in? Pictures would help. Welcome to BYC.
     
  3. Makiya

    Makiya Just Hatched

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  4. Makiya

    Makiya Just Hatched

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    The spots are stick tight fleas. I used Adam flea spray with a q tip and coated with Vaseline. I put DE and 5 percent seven dust in coop and raked thru real good. Been treating for 3 weeks now once a week. First time dealing with this. They were infested but doing good now. Any suggestions!
     

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