Does Little rooster look ok?

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GrandmaDeKorte

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This is Little Rooster
He is 4 weeks old, all bones, very skinny, and kinda ugly

This is big rooster ; same age


Now big rooster is a poop eater ( in fact I think they all do)
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So what do ya all think ????????
 

ChickensAreSweet

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So the no feathers on his back is normal??
I have seen that in a lot of chicks his age. One batch of chicks I raised, the whole group of 5 of one color was like that. I think it must be a genetic thing. He should get his feathers soon.

Now in an older chicken with a lot of feather loss, you think mites or molt (or feather picking). But for his age, I would say it is just a variation of normal.

Just my opinion!
 
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