2 Year old Cochin pecking and bleeding

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lja73, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Lja73

    Lja73 New Egg

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    Hi
    My 2 year old Cochin has picked all her feathers off her back and her feet , her back was bleeding, i put Blue cote on her,should i bring her inside to get better? please help I feel so bad for her i have 9 chickens and no roosters. Any help would be appreciated. she is holding her one foot up off the ground and its so so cold outside, plus the other 8 chickens are not being nice to her.

    I am learning as i go and would love as much feedback as possible, thanks
     
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2013
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG]Welcome to BYC!!!

    You could try pinless peppers.
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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! I would certainly at least isolate you from the others to keep her safe. If possible, try and keep her close to the other birds so you won't have the pecking order drama once you reintro her to the flock. Best of luck to you - hope she gets better!
     
  4. Lja73

    Lja73 New Egg

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    Thank you so much for the suggestions, I really appreciate your help have a great weekend
     
  5. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Good luck with your hen!
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. If she doesn't have any feathers on her and is really cold, I would bring her inside or try to fashion some type of coat. If you feed her a chick starter, the higher protein will help get her feathers to grow back faster. Good luck. :thumbsup
     
  8. rockinpaints

    rockinpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Cheers from Ohio! [​IMG]Glad you could join us!

    Good luck, hope she gets better.
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Good luck with your hen.
     

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