whats wrong with this chick?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by flossyandprissy, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. flossyandprissy

    flossyandprissy Out Of The Brooder

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    Shes got a bald spot on both sides on the neck/shoulder area. Overcrowding is not an issue. Just got her today. Didnt notice it til now. Dont think it was there this morning.
     
  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    I am not sure....

    But I would call it normal, but keep an eye on it and see if it get worse or changes.
     
  3. FVRM

    FVRM Chillin' With My Peeps

    probably feather pecking from itself or the others. ive seen some of my chicks eat the fluff of the others.
     
  4. calebc311

    calebc311 Out Of The Brooder

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    I noticed that my BPR also had a bald spot on a similar location. She scratches herself and chirps a lot. I think (hope) there won't be a problem, but we'll just have to see.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I noticed that there is relatively bare spot on them in the same general area, right near where the wing meets the back...all of them had it. If there no irritation, I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  6. flossyandprissy

    flossyandprissy Out Of The Brooder

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    For anyone reading.this post in the future with the same problem, she is now 2 weeks old amd doing great!
     

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