my chick is missing feathers on its belly please help me

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nosduj, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. nosduj

    nosduj Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 8, 2009
    my chick is bare right down to the meat on a strip of his belly its a black olthorp or how ever you say it but what can i do for this and should i be worried
  2. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    How old is baby and the others with him/her?

    Might be doing it him/herself, might be getting pecked.

    Any sign of external parasites? What food is the bird receiving?

    Hard to saw without details...[​IMG]
  3. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    You probably mean an Australorp? Are you sure it isn't just how the baby feathers look? On some of my black babies I notice I can see their skin REALLY well through their fluff.

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