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What is going on here... naked, pygmy chicken??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AliciaC, May 29, 2011.

  1. AliciaC

    AliciaC In the Brooder

    Mar 22, 2011

    This is my 12 wk old chick, it's growing extremely slowly compared the the rest of the bunch and the newborn fluff come off (I hope I said that right.. i'm a new chicken person) but hardly any feathers came in. Any ideas? Why? What do I do? The other two in the photo are the same age, same hatch. I've been watching very closely and it's not getting picked on, not intchy or scratchy, eats and drinks without any problems, in fact seems perfectly normal except for size and feathers. It does snuggle up to the others when chilli.

  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

    Jan 8, 2011
    Tampa Area, Florida
    Wow! [​IMG] I honestly have no idea what is going on there. Have you tried searching older threads?

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    Last edited: May 29, 2011
  3. chickensioux

    chickensioux Songster

    Feb 12, 2009
    Western North Carolina
    Yes, welcome and WOW, I've never seen anything like that either. Can't wait to see it's progress.
  4. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    wow, maybe a frazzle? frizzle x frizzle causes brittle feathers....results in naked bird...

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