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No, to me that doesn't look like scaly mite. That looks to be a pecking issue. Somebody, could be several birds, are plucking that poor baby bald.
 

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I agree with the post above. Not scaly mites. I see it looks like a polish, I have issues with my polish getting picked on too.
 

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Thank you. I have 4 polish and 1 araucana. They are all 5 weeks old. She has cross beak and still thriving. I'm sad to hear she's being pecked on. Amy suggestions on how to stop this? Should I remove her from the rest of the girls?
 

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Thank you. I have 4 polish and 1 araucana. They are all 5 weeks old. She has cross beak and still thriving. I'm sad to hear she's being pecked on. Amy suggestions on how to stop this? Should I remove her from the rest of the girls?
I wouldn't. Re-introduction would likely only make things harder on her. Instead I would try applying an anti-peck lotion to her scalp to give them a taste of their own medicine, so to speak. Be cautious when applying that you don't apply so much that it gets in her eyes.

IF they peck her to the point of bleeding, you MUST remove her. They can peck her to death, but I would try the anti-peck remedies first.
 
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