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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Johnn, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    some of my hens have tincy little patches of feathers missing behind there comb is this normal and i do mean a tincy little patch, i also have a rooseter but he dosent have any gone
     
  2. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Johnn,
    That's where he grabs them, when they mate. They are probably trying to get away from him or he is to rough, just watch you will see.
    Michele
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Most hens with a rooster have that little bald patch. He pulls them out when he mounts her.
     

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