New chicks losing feathers

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Madeline90, Mar 11, 2018.

  1. Madeline90

    Madeline90 Chirping

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    Hi everyone!

    I just got all my new chicks for this year. 4 of them are black sex links from TSC. They all are look dirty and as if feathers are missing. But one in particular is looking very bad. I call her “ugly duckling”. Other than looks, she seems fine. She’s energetic, eating, drinking, playing, napping... all like a normal chick. Is this “moulting” and is normal or do I need to do something to help her/then all.
     

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    Madeline90 Chirping

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    Here’s another pic of how weird her neck looks
     

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    Madeline90 Chirping

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    Here she is next to one of the other black sex links
     

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    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Possibly mites or picking.
     

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