Chickens Pecking themselves.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dr1939, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. dr1939

    dr1939 In the Brooder

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    Is this a part of molting or a sign of something else?
     

  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Are they really pecking themselves or just preening? I know when they preen it can sometimes look like they are pecking themselves.
     
  3. dr1939

    dr1939 In the Brooder

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    you may be right Im not sure of the difference ? I have 4 chickens and they were all pecking at themselves.
     
  4. Brandi Leigh

    Brandi Leigh Songster

    Maybe they are bored.
     

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