Carnivorous babies

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BetsyB3, Oct 11, 2008.

  1. BetsyB3

    BetsyB3 In the Brooder

    May 22, 2008
    We seem to have our 5 week olds all of the sudden peaking at each other in a
    very serious way! We have 25 of these new birds, 5 of them Araconas. The Araconas are being pecked at (almost eaten! yuck!) on their lower backs. I've raised a lot of babies before, but have never seen anything like this. We've separated them, but I'm wondering if I can put anything on their "wounds" to help them heal and to deter it from happening.
    Please let me know if you have ANY advice.
    Thank you!!
  2. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    my suggestion would be to separate the hurt birds. Your problem might be over crowding or not enough food so I would give them more space if possible.

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