Blood near tail feathers

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kipple82, May 26, 2016.

  1. kipple82

    kipple82 New Egg

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    This morning I came out to some other chicks picking on this one and blood near her tail feathers. I seperated her from the others because they were pecking at her. Need ideas on what my next step is please?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] If possible get some Blu-Kote at your feed store and 'paint' the affected area. Do your chicks have adequate space?
     
  3. kipple82

    kipple82 New Egg

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    They are pushing their limit in the space we have now. It's about time to upgrade. Thank you!
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Pecking and damage like you described is frequently a result of over crowding.
     

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