scruffy 4 week old chicks - orpington/shaver mix

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by catherineaustin5, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. catherineaustin5

    catherineaustin5 New Egg

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    I am concerned about how scruffy most of my seven chicks are.. This is my first time raising chicks. I imagine it is the new feathers coming through that is causing it?
     
  2. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And yes thats why they look so scruffy!
     
  3. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    its the ugly stage. LOL. EVERY animal, including people go thru it. LOL
     
  4. Jobele

    Jobele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's the ugly duckling stage.....then beauty will follow....just be patient!
    After you've done it a few times....you really won't care...you'll start thinking it's sorta cute...LOL [​IMG]
     

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