Feather question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Tinacasey1975, Mar 31, 2018.

  1. Tinacasey1975

    Tinacasey1975 Hatching

    Mar 31, 2018
    I have approx. 8 week old chickens and noticed today that one is missing feathers near her neck and under a wing. Is this from her growing new feathers or should I be worried?
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Waiting on a Fresh Garden Salad

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    It's not fully feathered yet and chicks will go through multiple molts as they grow. The neck is usually the last to feather in fully. Chickens don't have feathers in their wing (arm) pit areas, so that's normal.
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