feathers in coop?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mamadar, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. Mamadar

    Mamadar Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone. Question..my 9 week old chicks have been out in the coop for the past few weeks. Last few days there are feathers laying around. Mst are small and downy like. Is this normal? They are happy healthy no skin issues.bthere is no pecking at each other.[​IMG]
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  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

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    Yes. chicks go through a number of molts before they get their adult plumage.
     
  3. Mamadar

    Mamadar Out Of The Brooder

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    So did some reading here...seems they are normal.
     

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