Black Star - 1 week old - Missing Fuzz

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chikax, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. chikax

    chikax New Egg

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    I got a black star (1 week old) which is acting normal and eating/drinking normal.

    However, she is missing fuzz on several spots and her feathers do not look smooth like other breed that I have.

    Should I be concerned?


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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    That is fairly normal to have bare spots around the shoulders. My RIR's looked like that, and within a week or two they came in normally.
     
  3. chikax

    chikax New Egg

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    Eggcessive,
    Your response made me feel so much better. I thought it's got a mites problem that spreads or something.
    Thank you!
     
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    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Your welcome. If there were mites or lice, you would definitely see them on chicks. That is a good idea to check them.
     
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