Bald Neck'ed Hen

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Tiss, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. Tiss

    Tiss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Rooster has pulled out all the feathers on the back of my Frizzle's neck. She's sporting a saddle (since her back was getting pretty bare) and I've ordered her a new saddle with wing protectors (since her wings are now bare too).

    Is there anything I can do to dress her neck? A chicken scarf perhaps?
     
  2. mikki717

    mikki717 My Drug of Choice- Chickens

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    Perhaps a nice bonnet
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  3. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

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    first separate that roo then let her regrow her fetheres in peace. A bonnet moght be a nice touch [​IMG]
     
  4. Tiss

    Tiss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The bonnet looks nice. [​IMG]

    I hate to separate the roo. He's really good with the girls, it's just that Frizz's feathers are so so fragile. He also saved them all from a dog attack yesterday, so I'd say he's earning his keep.
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Unless you plan on hatching eggs soon, seperate them. How many hens does your rooster have?
     
  6. Tiss

    Tiss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 11 hens and 1 roo. I am not hatching eggs, but the rooster does a good job looking after the flock. [​IMG]
     

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