bare spot on chicks behind.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gwill23, May 30, 2010.

  1. gwill23

    gwill23 Songster

    Mar 14, 2010
    Grangeville Idaho
    One of my 9 day old chicks has a bare rear end. Everything looks ok he just doesn't have any fur there. Anything I should worry about?
  2. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Songster

    May 14, 2009
    Aregua, Paraguay
    If the chick is eating, drinking and pooping OK, I'd just keep an eye on it. Maybe one of the others is picking/pulling it's feathers out?
  3. Layira

    Layira Songster

    Mar 9, 2010
    I wouldn't be too worried unless the skin was irritated or there was indication of an injury. Like TispyDog said, I would keep an eye on it, but if the lil chick is only 9 days old then I would think it shouldn't be too much of a problem.

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