Concerned chickie mom

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Danimg31, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. Danimg31

    Danimg31 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got two buff orps about two weeks ago and they have like this white clumpy stuff at the base of thier feathers around thier head and are losing feathers in the same area, just wandered if this is normal or if I should b worried I have other chicks and bigger chickens that I've never seen this on.[​IMG]
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    It's probably normal. They do a lot of shedding and regrowing fluff and early feathers in their first 3 months or so, and create a lot of "dander," or white powdery stuff, in the process.
     
  3. Danimg31

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    Ok I hope that's all it is. Thank u so much!
     

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