Feather loss at 8 weeks - is this normal?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chuckzoo, May 19, 2009.

  1. chuckzoo

    chuckzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2009
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    My two BRs are just eight weeks and or losing some feathers - they downy ones as well as the big feathers. Is this normal? Sorry this sounds like a stupid question but I want to make sure.
     
  2. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    Are they developing bald spots (NOT normal)? Or just losing a few (normal)?
     
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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  4. chuckzoo

    chuckzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2009
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    They are just losing a few. From the link provided by Ridgerunner this occurs at about 8 - 10 weeks.
    Thank you very much for the link.
     

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