Chick question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mytwogirls, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. mytwogirls

    mytwogirls Out Of The Brooder

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    Cleaning the chicks brooder today and noticed some of their breast looking like this. What is going on? Pine shavings for bedding, water with antibiotic, chick feed, temp staying between 80-85. They are 9 days old. They seem happy. Very playful and moving well. Thanks for the help
     
  2. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks just fine to me! [​IMG] One of my bantam Wheaten Ameraucanas also has been molting his down on his chest/tummy area, and he's perfectly normal otherwise. As long as they're doing typical chick-y things, I wouldn't be too terribly concerned. When one starts acting abnormal, that's when I would start to look things up. Your baby is adorable, by the way. [​IMG]

    -Alex
     
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  3. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    When we had chicks they did that.

    Hope everything goes well!
     
  4. mytwogirls

    mytwogirls Out Of The Brooder

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    Phew!! Haha I thought something was wrong. Lesson number 1 learned lol. Thanks a bunch!!!
     
  5. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    You're so welcome! It's very good to be attentive and alert to small changes like that, so great job! [​IMG] You're doing wonderfully.

    -Alex
     

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