Silkie with nubbins, not feathers?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BuckeyeFoodie, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. BuckeyeFoodie

    BuckeyeFoodie Songster

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    Hey all,

    One of my Silkie chicks hatched out 4 days ago has some funky nubbins on it's back instead of nice fluffy feathers. I'm 99% sure it's just underdeveloped feathers since it is gradually fluffing, but has anyone else seen this before that can give me a timeline for full poof?
     

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  2. AltonaAcres

    AltonaAcres Songster

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    That is SO weird!! :eek:Following to see the replies
     

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