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

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    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

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    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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