Anyone tried Pin-Less Peepers?

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

  1. PhilErvin

    PhilErvin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2009
    Yucaipa, CA
    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

    Jun 18, 2009
    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

    Mar 16, 2008
    Nelson BC
    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
    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

    Mar 16, 2008
    Nelson BC
    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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