chicken pecking back

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by johnny_smith09, Apr 14, 2007.

  1. johnny_smith09

    johnny_smith09 Out Of The Brooder

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    well ive heard that when chickens peck each other's back it means there is a vitamin defiency but im not sure if that is it. How can i stop this ugly act?
     
  2. Wes in Tx

    Wes in Tx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lots of times it is a lack of protein but it can be just plain mean birds. You can use several things from blue kote to salve sprinkled with sulpher dust.
     

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