Weird feathers

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by liddylou92, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. liddylou92

    liddylou92 Out Of The Brooder

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    Our Americana (bought from hovers hatchery- not sure if she's an ameracauna or Easter egger) is about 6 weeks old and is getting feathers in and they are standing up on her one wing. She appears healthy and is active. We've tried to gently lay them down and it just appears that there's a lot more feathers under them. Does anyone know what's up with this?[​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im not sure but could it possibly have frizzle feathering????? Just a suggestion!
     
  3. liddylou92

    liddylou92 Out Of The Brooder

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    That an interesting thought. I've never had a frizzle so I'm not sure. I have heard Easter Eggers were mutts though. Hmmmm....
     
  4. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    Have you wormed them? Certain wormers can cause the feathers to grow back like that.

    If you look at how Hover spells Americana and the fact they come in assorted colors says it is an EE.
     
  5. liddylou92

    liddylou92 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've only have used diatomaceous earth. Does that cause feathers like that?
     
  6. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    No
     

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