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Sussex Chick Baldness?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chicken-Man, Dec 22, 2014.

  1. Chicken-Man

    Chicken-Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got this what I think is a pullet (able to conferm) good few weeks ago and as she's gotten but bigger. She is getting bald areas. and none of my other chicks ever seemed to get this. Any help or info?
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    She's about 6-7 weeks old.
     
  2. Chicken-Man

    Chicken-Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sex?
    Oh and she has some baldness under her wings too.
     
  3. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Six weeks? She is a he..... Sorry!
     
  4. Chicken-Man

    Chicken-Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    6-7 yeah...? [​IMG]
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    He just looks like he's feathering out to me? Have you checked for mites? Otherwise I think he may just be growing faster than his feathers are coming in.

    And he is, indeed, a he with that much comb at that age.
     

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