chick losing feathers on neck????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickenfeeva, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. chickenfeeva

    chickenfeeva Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 30, 2009
    Holly Springs
    One of my 6 week old chicks is losing feathers in a patch on the back of her neck. She already lost her fluff and these are the real feathers that had come in. Is this normal? These are my first chickens and I only have 2. The chick that is losing them is the more dominant of the two so I don't think she is being picked on. Any suggestions?
  2. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2009
    ft. worth
    The more docile chick may just be sneakier the the other. I've seen my sweetest chick sneak up on the most aggressive chick and attack. Not sure if that's what's going on here but a possibility. Good Luck

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