Chick born under broody with fuz missing on back...was red, fleshy =/

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mama2B&D&...Chickens, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. Mama2B&D&...Chickens

    Mama2B&D&...Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    now today it isnt as red and looks to be getting a little more flesh colored, but theres NO feathers on that little tuft on his back...he/she does look a little bit smaller then the rest and ive only seen it twice...it doesnt NEARLY stay "out" of momma's wings for long at all but i'm sure its b/c it gets cold easier? Anyone? This is my 1st hatch so ive never seen ANYthing before he doesnt "appear" to be weak?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I suppose it could be a mutation. Have you seen the naked chicken thread? It will be something to watch him/her grow, see if feathers eventually appear.
     
  3. momof4boys

    momof4boys Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a similar thing happen in an incubator hatch.. she was the last chick to hatch and looked like all her down had been burnt! She seemed a little weaker than the others at first but was very soon running around like everyone else. She feathered in just like all the others... I couldn't tell her apart after that. [​IMG]

    Here are a couple pictures.. does this look like yours? sorry about the pink. I have been so curious about this.. but never posted and asked if anyone had ever seen this. [​IMG]

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  4. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had one that looked the same. He's a little bit older now about two months old, and he is still kinda naked on top of each wing?
     

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