One of these things is not like the others...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by my first peepers, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. my first peepers

    my first peepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new here but have been learning a lot from all of the posts I've read!
    I have 5 six week old EE chicks (two have turned out to be roos, I think:( made another post about that if anyone wants to take a guess!!). So, that leaves me with 3 girls...two are beautiful, soft, silky, shiny feathers but the third is much smaller than the rest and is not feathering out as nicely. Her feathers are wispy and not fully grown in. She has plenty of energy and acts just like the rest of them, even challenges some of the bigger chicks sometimes. I don't have a good picture of her but will try to get one tomorrow. Any ideas on what might be going on with her?

    That's her in the back walking away:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2654703494/
     
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2008
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Chicks are like any other creature they sometimes do not all grow out at the same rate...just keep an eye on her/he...my thoughts
     

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