Divide the flock?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by theawesomechick, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. theawesomechick

    theawesomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have two hens who I know are being picked on. They're displaying the common signs of 1) having barely any feathers on the neck, despite being done with molting, 2) always active submissive to the other hens, and 3) being my favorites. One of them isn't quite over riboflavin deficiency yet, so she gets picked on the most. Since our run can still be separated into two parts because of the time when we were integrating our pullets, I was wondering if I should just separate them from the rest of the flock.

    Thanks for any input!
     
  2. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Show a picture or run. Could also show picture of impacted birds. What are you feeding them?
     
  3. theawesomechick

    theawesomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'll see if I can get some pictures tomorrow. The only thing the feed store here offers is Purina Layena, so they're on that stuff. All of the rest of my ladies have full, lustrous capes, but not these two.
     

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