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Loss of fluff/feathers around chicks bum

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by farmchic87, Oct 12, 2014.

  1. farmchic87

    farmchic87 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all

    One of my 3 week old chicks has seemed abit under the weather lately, very runny bum, and loss of fluff and feathers around its bum, any ideas what it is? They have been treated for lice and mites and are eating chick crumbs and oats. I'm new to raising chicks as I resuced these two xx
     
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  2. chasiekitten12

    chasiekitten12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He/she has is sick very sick is it red there too?
     
  3. farmchic87

    farmchic87 Out Of The Brooder

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    She isn't red yet, just totally bald around her bum, I have been gently washing it to stop the poo from caking, she seems dopey and falling over a lot, sleeping more than she used to and just not content x
     
  4. farmchic87

    farmchic87 Out Of The Brooder

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    Actually I just checke and she is red x
     
  5. chasiekitten12

    chasiekitten12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does she move around is she under the heatlamp?
     

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