Help... Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tjparker60, Sep 23, 2016.

  1. tjparker60

    tjparker60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can someone look at these pics of my 6 week old Cochin and tell me if this is normal?
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  2. CuckooOrpington

    CuckooOrpington Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am pretty sure bald pates on neck and shoulders are common on male young pullets. I see it a lot on my orp pullets. They usually feather out completely soon after. To support good feather growth you can add sunflower oil to their water three times a week and make sure their feed is 15 - 20 percent protein.
     
  3. Yes...Normal...That is feather growth...If you are feeding grower crumble no need to supplement with other things....

    Cheers!
     
  4. tjparker60

    tjparker60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thank you! I'm a new chicken mom and this scared me! I thought she had bugs or something! Thanks again!
     
  5. Nope not bugs....I am sure your bird is fine..
    Your doing fine...

    Cheers!
     
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2016
  6. tjparker60

    tjparker60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I was worried!!!
     

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