Failure to thrive? Not feathering?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hgood, Jul 17, 2016.

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    These chicks are 3 weeks old. One has had delayed development since the first few days. It does eat, drink, poop, and play as if nothing is wrong. What can I expect from it? Will it catch up? Does it have to be fully feathered before heading outside?

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    hgood Just Hatched

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    Side by side comparison - born same day
     
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    hgood Just Hatched

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    Feather development at 3 weeks + 2 days old
     

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