What happened to my hen????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by digger455, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. digger455

    digger455 In the Brooder

    Jul 25, 2010
    Was looking at my hens today and seen one that had no feathers from the crop down the brest to under the tail. It is bald in about a 3 inch strip all that way. The bach of the neck also has a bald spot. What the heck is going on here???????? Any help on this will help. Thanks for any help

  2. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Crowing

    Nov 12, 2009
    western South Dakota
    Could it have gotten caught in a fence hole or something like that?

    Once I had a hen, that her ear lobe got all banged up, and she had stuck her head through the wire, and pulled back hard.

    I don't think it was a predator, cause a predator that got that many feathers, would have had her for supper.


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