I am brand new to chicken keeping but have lurked around here quite a bit. I have a chick that is constantly getting pecked by the other chicks (One chick in particular seems to do it the most however.) The one getting pecked is one I noticed to have some fecal matter on her tail-end that I cleaned off and the problem went away. (No more cling-ons since then.) The chick seems to just get pecked on each side of her neck. It happens a lot when they are feeding; the dominant chick will circle around the feeder sometimes bumping the other chicks out of the way so they cant eat. They come right back and continue eating and just move away when she makes her loop again. When the pecked on chick is eating the dominant chick will park right next to her and just peck away at her neck as she eats. I dont see much redness if any but her feathers are very thinned out on both sides of her neck. She eats and drinks well and otherwise acts healthy and normal. I read in a care sheet I received with the chicks that if this is a problem that I could use some menthol ointment on the area to keep the others from pecking ? I bought some and applied it to both sides of her neck but not sure if its helping any. She will preen herself after I put it on so Im concerned about her eating the ointment. I only have 5 chicks and they have plenty of light, heat, and room in and around the feeder. Help.