eats her legs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lrayle, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. lrayle

    lrayle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why does our Delaware hen pick at her legs till they bleed. None of the other do Is she missing something in her diet or something
     
  2. CherishHolland

    CherishHolland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you checked her for lice/mites?
     
  3. lrayle

    lrayle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No I couldn't even being to know how to do that plus the others don't do it and they all lay in the same straw
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    How many birds do you have and how much space?
     
  5. lrayle

    lrayle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    have 5 hens and the coup is a 5x5 house and 4 nest all with the same straw But if its mites how do you get rid of them they all go out and wallow everyday cause they are free range
     

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