Little wings?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mattsculpt, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. Mattsculpt

    Mattsculpt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 29, 2011
    Proctor, Arkansas
    I have a chick that seems to have tiny wings. Its one of my larger chicks and is otherwise fine, eating and growing well. So does it have undersized wings or is it just late feathering? Might be either a Buff Orpington or a White Rock and its 2 weeks old.[​IMG]


    Compared with another chick of the same are.


  2. Gonzo4Chicks

    Gonzo4Chicks Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 12, 2014
    New Smyrna Beach, FL
    Awe, you have your very own Nemo :)

    It looks fine to me, but what do I know. I a newb!! :D
  3. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut

    Dec 16, 2011
    My rooster (buff orpington) Had small wings compared to the others. It might be a rooster thing it might not. (I think those are buff orpingtons, just FYI.) It looks like the feathers aren't developing as fast as the others, which is another sign of it being a rooster. Do take in mind though, that these are just hunches as it is nigh impossible to sex chicks at 2 weeks. :)

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