Chicken Saddle Success - No more pecking!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Cl2Abbeyrd, Jan 13, 2018.

  1. Cl2Abbeyrd

    Cl2Abbeyrd Chirping

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    I thought my 9 month old Easter Egger, Little Jerry Sienfeld, was getting pecked by her 2 sisters because she had a sudden bare spot on her back, and I saw them pecking out her new growth, little jerks.

    After lots of research on BYC I realized she was moulting and THATS why they were picking on her. I bought a saddle from Amazon prime, put it on her while she was sleeping (and some blukote underneath) and voila! 3 weeks now and her feathers are almost grown back and they leave her alone now.

    Thank you guys for the great advice for my first little flock!
     

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  2. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic 5 Years

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    I am glad that it worked out for you! :ya
     
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  3. Cluckingham Palace-MI

    Cluckingham Palace-MI Chirping

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    How much did this cost off amazon?
     

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