dominiques sick?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by worthy vessel, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. worthy vessel

    worthy vessel Out Of The Brooder

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    hello. we have a variety of chicks that are now 6 weeks old. there are 3 dominques in the group and they are soooooooo small and even look "deformed"

    is this ok? a

    any comments welcome.
     
  2. CATRAY44

    CATRAY44 Lard Cookin Chicken Woman

    Hi Suzanne,

    You might want to take some pictures and post them. What about them makes you think they are deformed? Could they be a bantam Dominique?
     
  3. worthy vessel

    worthy vessel Out Of The Brooder

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    No camera.

    We did not order bantams but possible I guess if there was a switch at the hatchery.

    They appear "hunched" as if in a ball and like no neck. The other birds are almost double their size. One of the dominiques died last night and now there is another over in the corner of the brooder all my herself.

    no tail feathers developed like the others.

    other breeds they are with are
    speckeld sussex
    buff orpington
    white rock
    silver lace wyandotte
    partridge rock
     

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