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Darn it!! Feathers pulled out, blood feathers?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by remuda1, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. remuda1

    remuda1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dadgummit, this wasn't like this this morning. If you look toward the tail to the left, you can see blood feathers. Can I get the others to quit picking if I color them black? Poor thing, she's the only one like this in the brooder. Any suggestions will be appreciated!

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    Kristi

    ETA that I should have said "to the right" rather than to the left.
     
    Last edited: Jul 1, 2011
  2. Zowie

    Zowie Out Of The Brooder

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    I had two chickens this week that were pecked in the same spot. Both of them were of the same breed. Neither one of them survived left in the morning and they were fine, came home from work and they were dead.
     
  3. Zowie

    Zowie Out Of The Brooder

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    We finally figured out that it was the one of the two golden laced wyandottes that pecked my two ameraucanas.
     
  4. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Kinda hard to get anything that was commercially made for this kinda thing at this hour, but if you have any Noxema face cream, or a cheap generic brand, smear some on her tonight. Tasts awful. Tomorrow, stop at a pet store and get some anti peck spray in the bird section. That will do it. Only other thing you can do is pen her seperate from the others until you get the anti peck stuff..........Pop
     
  5. remuda1

    remuda1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks y'all. I pulled her out and THEN noticed one of the GOLDEN laced wyandottes in the same condition (ACK!!!). Put them both in a separate brooder along with two others for company. I think it's the leghorn chicks picking on them. I'll have the grow out pen in the run completed tomorrow and will try them back with the rest then (WITH copious amounts of noxema or Vicks vaporub!!)

    Thanks again and have a great holiday weekend. God bless the USA and all of our troops.
     

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