Bloody tail update leads to more questions

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jens Hen House, May 8, 2016.

  1. Jens Hen House

    Jens Hen House Out Of The Brooder

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    So I've gotten my chick that had her tail plucked out on the mend, however we have discovered one that has been picking on the rest. How can I keep her from pecking the rest of my flock??
     
  2. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you have any blue kote?
     
  3. Jens Hen House

    Jens Hen House Out Of The Brooder

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    I do but she is pecking at everyone not just the injured one
     
  4. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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  5. Jens Hen House

    Jens Hen House Out Of The Brooder

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    She's really nice to us and she's about two half weeks old. She supposed to be a female
     
  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    What breed is she?
     
  7. Jens Hen House

    Jens Hen House Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know your guess is as good as mine. [​IMG]
     
  8. Jens Hen House

    Jens Hen House Out Of The Brooder

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    Could this whole problem be they are in to close the quarters?? Are they too big for the brooder? Do they need to go to the coop??? I have them in a kiddie pool with boxes around the sides!! Best guess they are 3 weeks old with the offender being the youngest
     
  9. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a mottled Cochin.

    Cochins are generally very friendly, so your space may be the issue. Also, so you have a red light on them, or a white one? They are often more calm with a red light than a white one.
     
  10. horselover1999

    horselover1999 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a Langshan. You could get them a larger brooder and/or give them a treat block. The only problem with my Langshans is that they don't know what treats are. Separate the chick for one week and she will be lower in the pecking order.
     

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