Hi, I've kept chickens for several years now, & learnt the hard way that most chicks that are unable to survive on their own when newly hatched, are usually best left to the course of nature. However my little bantie hen recently hatched 11 eggs, all by herself,& I noticed that one of the chicks seemed unable to walk & looked a bit if a mess on one side. I was about to remove it from the nest along with the detritus of the hatch, when it wriggled back under the hen so I decided to leave it be. I was sure I would find it discarded in a day or two. Well against all expectations this little one survived & I didn't see anything wrong with it until a few days later, one of its siblings knocked it over & stood on top of it! The poor little thing was waving its legs in the air & thrashing about with one wing.... The other seemed nonexistent & it just couldn't get up. Apart from having only one wing, it appears fit & healthy so I brought it indoors, as another incident like that would be fatal if I wasn't there to right it. Looking on here, I've seen other chicks hatched with one wing which seem to survive. It is now about three weeks old & getting feathers. The ones outside are more feathered but I assume that being indoors makes the feathers come more slowly. As it has grown, the stumpy wing appears almost like a pocket; it appears attached to the skin where the wing tip ought to be. The chick is extremely tame & perky & has adapted very well. The only thing I'm a bit bothered about is a sore looking spot at the place where the wing tip ought to be. The chick is preening a lot & I'm worried it will make this sore spot worse. Should I put anything on it? New feathers seem a bit like teething!