Baby Chick Attacking Other Baby Chicks Feet

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by countrygirl911, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. countrygirl911

    countrygirl911 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2010
    Mississippi
    one of my new baby chicks i got today the little silver spangled hamburg is atacking the feet of the other birds how do i stop that
     
  2. Mrs. Feathers

    Mrs. Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It may be attracted by the movement...you can put some little bits of things to distract it in the brooder. I have used little twigs, pieces of straw (just make sure they are big enough so the chick won`t swallow them), even little balls or kids toys will keep them entertained. If it keeps it up or is really going fierce and causing damage I would suggest isolating the guilty one for a bit, where he/she can still hear the others. Someone awhile ago made the greatest little isolation pen out of chicken wire and had it in the brooder but I can`t remember what thread the photo was under.
    Good luck...I am sure all will work out fine.
     

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