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Is this normal for chicks when feathering out?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ntvangel, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. ntvangel

    ntvangel Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm a fist time chicken owner and this is one of daughters silkies. Idk if this is just how silkies look as they are growing or if something is wrong. None of the other breeds of chicks have this around the feathers on their beaks
     
  2. BantamLover21

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    Are you talking about the discoloration on her crest feathers? I wouldn't say it is normal specifically for Silkies, but it can happen with any white bird. They simply get dirty.
     
  3. ntvangel

    ntvangel Out Of The Brooder

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    Yesthat's what I was wondering about and thank u bantamlover21
     

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