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Bald Chickens?
April 27, 2011
10:43 pm
Grass Valley
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I have a question regarding my chickens, three of them are going BALD!surprised I thought at first that they were molting, I have picked them up and looked to see if I could find any kind of lice, or mites, I have not seen anything, just wondering if anyone else has had this problem.  Thanks!

April 27, 2011
11:48 pm
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Well, the best place to look for mites or lice is under they little arms, and around their vents. (butts)

It's possible that's what the problem is but it does sound like a molt, they sometimes have a partial molt and it does seem to happen either in the spring or fall just like the more major molts.  Some of mine are actually looking a little bald this spring too but they're improving now that they're out in the sunshine more.

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