Featherless heads?!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Alycia, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. Alycia

    Alycia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a few Sumatra/Phoenix babies that cannot seem to keep feathers growing on their heads. They are bald babies! Any reason for why this may have happened?
     
  2. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Are they plucking each other? How many do you have in there? Do you have a white light or red light. I use a red light so that they do not peck/pick at each other as much.
     
  3. Alycia

    Alycia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are four all together, and they are passed the age of having a heating lamp. They were July hatches. I used a red light when they were being brooded. Only three of them have missing head feathers. They're little baldies. Lol.
     

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