9 week old with dirty head feathers?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by stcroixusvi, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. stcroixusvi

    stcroixusvi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of our Polish chicks seems to be having trouble keeping her head feathers clean. It doesn't slow her down, and she is fine with all the other chickens. The others do not pick on her at all. (Maybe she is a rooster, not sure) Is there a way to clean them for her?

    Here is a photo of Rosie:

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    Thanks for the help.
     
  2. stcroixusvi

    stcroixusvi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As a contrast, here is one of our other chicks - Stevie, the rooster.

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  3. stcroixusvi

    stcroixusvi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have a suggestion on how to clean her poor feathers? I am at a loss.
     
  4. chickenbythesea

    chickenbythesea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no idea on how to clean their feathers, but now I want a Polish... their very cute looking, messy feathers and all
     
  5. Jake the Farmer

    Jake the Farmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:x2! Lol love those wacky afros! [​IMG]

    -Jake
     

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