Chick with little feather development

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by carlf, Jul 3, 2016.

  1. carlf

    carlf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2016
    Mobile, AL
    Here is one of the chicks from the 11 my broody Little Hen set.
    As you can see, it only developed head, cape, wing & tail feathers.
    After 8 weeks there was no sign of body feathers coming in and the down was getting worn away.
    You can see one of its clutch-mates in the foreground that was properly developed.
    I culled it along with my Roo's this morning.

    Is this a common condition?



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