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post #11 of 14
I think we'll try those blinders that you clip onto the beak as a last chance, but I don't have a lot of hope. We need a chicken psychologist!

Jason (and Halo)

post #12 of 14

Sometimes the cock or all the birds will target one bird.

There may be something wrong with the targeted bird,

weak and/or sick birds can draw predators

so the flock removes or drives off that bird to lessen the threat to the flock.

 

Or maybe target bird is not submitting to cock....or there could be no reason.

 

I have had that happen in my flock, cock took a disliking to one bird in particular and would chase her down and sometimes pin her for a good pecking. Not sure why.

I have enough room and places of refuge that it wasn't real problem, target bird could get away,

hung out and roosted with the pullets. Eventually it stopped.

Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

Reply
post #13 of 14
Just curious how long "eventually" was. Thanks for posting!

Jason
post #14 of 14
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Just curious how long "eventually" was. Thanks for posting!

Jason

I don't really remember, several weeks or more.

Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

Reply

Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

Reply
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