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Feather pulling

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gcst, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. gcst

    gcst Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen that was broody for several weeks. Now she is getting her neck feather plucked out in the coop. She is starting to look like a naked neck except for the quils. She is also seams to be on the bottem of the pecking order. I let them free range in my back yard. What can I do to help her.
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Separate her for a while. Give her more protien and vitatmins. Make certain she comes back to the coop all buff and ready to rumble!
     
  3. gcst

    gcst Out Of The Brooder

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    When I bring her back won't it just start over?
     

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