is my chick a porcupine?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by LoveNewChicks, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. LoveNewChicks

    LoveNewChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know,
    My Coop
    I have a 9 week old chick and she has all of her feathers and there are some of these porcupine looking things under her feathers, she is a gold sex link
     
  2. Wolftalk

    Wolftalk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Coop :)
    Its probably where her feathers had been broken/pecked off. Does she get picked on???? Or perhaps she is just growing some new feathers in. Is there any blood?
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    sounds like the shaft of new feathers. as the feathers grow the shaft beaks away and falls off
     

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