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CHICKENS PECKING EACHOTHER

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mavis4, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. mavis4

    mavis4 In the Brooder

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    These photos were taken ages ago and it is worse now

    Hi, my hen are all pecking eachother and eating their feathers. I have 4. One of my hens is nearly bold all over :( if breaks my heart. I have tried pecking spray but nothing has worked. They are not free range but they have a large run. Please help I want her feathers to grow back as she dosnt have many feathers left. What can I do? Thanks
     

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    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Increasing their protein in the diet to 20% may help to prevent pecking if they are lacking protein in the diet.
     
  4. mavis4

    mavis4 In the Brooder

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    I got them August 2015. They are all definitely pecking eachother though.
     

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