Chick With Feathers only on Wings

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 3sacrowd, May 2, 2011.

  1. 3sacrowd

    3sacrowd Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 4, 2011

    We have six little almost one month old chicks. Five of them have feathers and are growing beautifully. The sixth little chick, a BCM, is not as big as the rest and only has feathers on her (I hope) little wings. She is at least half the size of the other other chicks but still eats like a horse and seems happy.

    I am concerned because we live in the Pacific Northwest and are hoping to have them outside in 2-3 weeks. But little Blueberry won't be able to join the rest because she would freeze. [​IMG]

    We are all really attached to the cute little penguin looking chick. Advice? Wonderful happy ending stories? Some secret salve to grow feathers?

    I would add a picture but I think I need to post a few more times.


  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    Some breeds like the black giants mature slowly. I haven't messed with to many fbcm chicks to tell you on thoses, but give her/him time and good luck.

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