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Chickens Pecking And Pulling Out Each Others Feathers....help!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lyz, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. Lyz

    Lyz In the Brooder

    May 2, 2009
    Ashtabula, Ohio
    My Dads Chickens Are Pecking At Each Other All The Time And They Are Pulling Out Each Others Feathers....what Is Causing This And What Can He Do About It. They Have A Couple Of Hens Bleeding, Which We Removed From Flock, But He Has Half Naked Chickens And Dont Know What To Do.

  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    Hi, do they have enough room? Lack of space can cause it. Bleeding is not good. Is there a size difference? Agressive breed? Maybe some obstacles can help. When I introduce chickens I put boards up and stuff to hide behind for a while.

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