Bare chick butt

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MT Chick Keeper, Apr 10, 2017.

  1. MT Chick Keeper

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    I'm new to chickens - I have 2 barred rock and 2 Rhode Island Red chicks. Three are eating, drinking, pooping normally. I have one that has a bare butt, and is getting some poop stragglers. She eats and drinks, and is quite fiesty. Any idea why she might have a bare butt???
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    It doesn't look abnormal to me, it's just missing some down, almost like it grew out of them. Feathers should be growing in soon.
     
  3. MT Chick Keeper

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    She is the biggest, and has the most feathers elsewhere. Just the only one missing a big patch of down.
     

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