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Chicks pecking at each other sign of being too "cooped" up :}

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jonesgirl, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. jonesgirl

    jonesgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last night aour little rooster started pecking at our little EE.. Her tail feathers started to bleed.... We had to seperate her from the other 3 because they all started at her once she was bleeding. I washed her off and put her in her own brooder...

    How do I keep them from pecking out her tail feathers? Are they too "cooped" up ???

    I have had them for only about a weelk and a half, but they are almost completely feathered out and they get trips outside every day...
     
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Maybe they are bored. What color heat lamp do you have?
     
  3. jonesgirl

    jonesgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's just a regular clear bulb.. That's what I though.. That they were getting bored, but I have to get them to be nice somehow, lol
     

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