Strange "No Feathers" Part...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rechena, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. rechena

    rechena Out Of The Brooder

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    Greetings, I need a little help...

    Yesterday when I was inspecting my hens, noticed this on one of my chickens.. We are in the middle of Winter here in Portugal, is this normal?
    The hen continues to eat normally, laying less, but regular and doing her normal life.

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    Thanks, thanks, for the help.

    Best Regards

    Rechena
     
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Has she been broody? The next thing is she in a fairly clean place. It doesn't look like she is molting.
     
  3. rechena

    rechena Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Nope, no broody... Should I isolate her from the other hen? we only have two...
     
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  4. ICallMyselfCherie'

    ICallMyselfCherie' Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm thinking just a raw place on her keel bone from roosting.....? It looks fairly red in the picture, though, is it really that red?
     
  5. rechena

    rechena Out Of The Brooder

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    The photo was taken by night, with a mobile phone flash, I will try to photgraph it tomorrow during day time.
    Thanks
     
  6. ICallMyselfCherie'

    ICallMyselfCherie' Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay, that sounds good.
     

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