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White Polish bald spot

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by rfulenwider, Oct 4, 2015.

  1. rfulenwider

    rfulenwider Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG][​IMG]My white polish is getting his (or her) feathers plucked on its head :(...I've put pine tar on it, but that just stains his pretty feathers. My chickens are only 3 months old so I was wondering if he will hold his own when he is older? Or will my hens always pick on him?
     
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2015
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Polish are very prone to having their crest picked at. It's likely to continue as they grow. I highly recommend Pick-No-More lotion. I've never had it fail me, and everybody I've recommended it to now swears by it.
     
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  3. evitachu

    evitachu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same thing is happening to me. I separated him and moved him to my silkie coop. It's been 3 days now, and I see he is happier.
    Today I was dusting everyone, including Julio, my baldy, sweet, gentle roostee. I noticed that the stems are growing back.
    Read my thread under Polish talk.... The suggestions are awesome. The anti pecking lotion did not work and only stains his beautiful hair.
     
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  4. rfulenwider

    rfulenwider Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your help! I saw you also have one named Elvis! That is his name as well [​IMG]...
     
  5. evitachu

    evitachu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How funny!!! My Elvis will be stuck with thia name although she is a girl. Lol
     
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