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Chick pecking at other chicks eye?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by farmerkylie, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. farmerkylie

    farmerkylie Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two chicks and one keeps pecking viciously at the others eyes, what is the reason for this and what do I do?! I separated them for now but they're chirping like crazy and I don't want to stress them out I just don't want my one chick to peck the other one to death.
     
  2. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? Could be just establishing the pecking order. Literally!! You did the best thing by separating them. Anyway they can just have a divider? I have had to divide my hatchlings a couple times and they will sleep right up against the divider. More space will ease the issue. They will become interested in other things.
     

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