Anyone tried Pin-Less Peepers?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by PhilErvin, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. PhilErvin

    PhilErvin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just received some Pin-Less Peepers (10 for $5.50). There are no instructions but they look pretty straight forward. My question is; has anyone tried them and do they hurt the chicken? The gap looks like it would cut into the membrane that separates the nostrils.
    I did not purchase the tool that separates the device but I have one in the garage that looks like the same thing.
    Any advise would be appreciated.
     
  2. chicken nanny

    chicken nanny Out Of The Brooder

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    Excuse me, but what is a pin less chicken?? Hope i have made a mistake, it is a chick,lol... ??
     
  3. Momo

    Momo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you do a search you'll find a bunch of info on this site. I drop mine in hot (almost boiling) water to soften, and put them on by hand.
     
  4. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
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    Hey, a little callus on the membrane is probably better than a pin through their nose.

    That's just my opinion [​IMG]
     
  5. Momo

    Momo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Plus, presumably if a chicken were to fly into wire or something and get hung up, the pinless peepers could come off but the pin model would leave them hanging by their beak ...
     

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