What is wrong with my chick?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chichi56788, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. chichi56788

    chichi56788 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I have a 1 month old non frizzled frizzle chick. About two days ago I noticed she is balding. It dosnt look like ring worm because it is not swollen and red. She is behaving normally. What is wrong with her?


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  2. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

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    Might just be normal for her? or did she rub her self or get the fuzz pinched off some how;/
     
  3. chichi56788

    chichi56788 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No I dont think so. She mostly just tries to make little nests and stuff. Could another chicken have done it to her? Could it be molting?
     
  4. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She could have been picked, or perhaps she's getting some feathers. Do you see any sign of pin feathers?
     
  5. chichi56788

    chichi56788 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are pin feathers?
     
  6. chichi56788

    chichi56788 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I looked on Jilly's bald spot and I see some feathers that look like chick feathers forming.
     
  7. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pin feathers are the starting growth of feathers. You'll see the little quills emerging with little feathery fluff poking out. Does this look like what you saw?
     
  8. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Ha ha ha! [​IMG]
    Nothing is wrong with that chick! First of all he is just growing lostza' new beautiful feathers in, secondly is you're wondering what the bald spot - he has just eaten abunch of feed and his gizzard is al full and the feathers kind of pulled back! [​IMG]
     
  9. chichi56788

    chichi56788 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy :

    Ha ha ha! [​IMG]
    Nothing is wrong with that chick! First of all he is just growing lostza' new beautiful feathers in, secondly is you're wondering what the bald spot - he has just eaten abunch of feed and his gizzard is al full and the feathers kind of pulled back! [​IMG]

    oooooohhhhh! So its because she is a little piggy always pushing the others out of the way to get to the food. I keep filling up the food bowl and she just eats it all... [​IMG]
     
  10. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:oooooohhhhh! So its because she is a little piggy always pushing the others out of the way to get to the food. I keep filling up the food bowl and she just eats it all... [​IMG]

    Yep! That's probably Why! [​IMG]
    What breed is the chick?
     

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