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

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    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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