Is this caused by mites/lice?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by juleeque, Jan 3, 2016.

  1. juleeque

    juleeque Out Of The Brooder

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    chick is 3 weeks old, none of the other chicks have this. Is this lice?mites? or ???

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  2. Firekin1

    Firekin1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just looks like they're losing their down...some chicks lose it differently than others when their juvenile feathers start growing in, sometimes it's pulled out by other chicks. If they had mites or lice all chicks in the area would be affected and you would see them crawling around on them.
     
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