5 week old chick not feathering out

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cabot, May 14, 2010.

  1. cabot

    cabot Songster

    My chicks are almost 5 weeks old and the columbian wyandotte is as large as most of the other chicks, very active , eats well and seems normal in all ways except that she is still covered in chick fuzz. She has very few feathers coming in and her chick fuzz is starting to look a little tatty..... She will fill in eventually.... right ?! She was bought from my pet chicken as a pullet ....

  2. lovinlife

    lovinlife Songster

    That's odd. I can't imagine why she isn't feathering out. Your other chicks look okay. Maybe someone else has an idea.

    What do you feed them?
  3. zade11

    zade11 Songster

    Mar 11, 2010
    Evansville Indiana
    well, that's...different. I hope someone gives you a good answer.
  4. StormyMoon

    StormyMoon Songster

    May 1, 2010
    Alvarado, TX
    She wants to stay a baby and never grow up like peter pan! lol
  5. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    I have one like that. He's a rooster!!!!!!!!! Looks pretty alien, but as far as I can tell there is nothing wrong with him. He's fat and big as the others, just still fuzzy [​IMG]

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