1. Chickensoftherainbow

    Chickensoftherainbow Chirping

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    I also mentioned this chick on another thread...but thought I'd make him/her its own post, with pictures from delivery date from hatchery until a few days ago. The breed of the chicken is unknown. I saw the bald spots and took the chick away from the others immediately, put it in our quarantine tank for a few days and ended up bringing it home. Any idea on what's going on with it?

    Chick is 5 weeks old
     

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  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Waiting on a Fresh Garden Salad

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    Looks like one of the many baby molts chicks go through as they grow. It's basically outgrowing it's current feathers and growing in new ones.
     
  3. Chickensoftherainbow

    Chickensoftherainbow Chirping

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    This little one had bald spots when received from hatchery. They are normally 1-2 days old when we get them in.
     
  4. Chickensoftherainbow

    Chickensoftherainbow Chirping

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    I attatched a new picture
    I attached a picture of when we got it in as well.
     
  5. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Waiting on a Fresh Garden Salad

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    What are you feeding it? It could need more protein to grow it's feathers. I like to add a daily treat of scrambled eggs to make sure they get some good nutrients too.
     
  6. Chickensoftherainbow

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    They are getting dumor 24% starter, Also poultry cell for this one(I work at TSC)
     
  7. oldhenlikesdogs

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    Than no clue. :confused: Hope it straightens out.
     
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