>> HELP << one of our pullets is getting pecked to death

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BBQSauce, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. BBQSauce

    BBQSauce Hatching

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    One of our pullets (3 and a half months old) is getting pecked real bad. We have 6 of them, and one or two of the flock is pecking this one pretty regular and causing her pain. We've sprayed her with blukote and also had her seperated for 3 days to help her heal (her feathers were growing back in already). What can we do to stop her from being pecked to death? Is there any way to fix the behavior?

    Thanks!
     

  2. bturbo87

    bturbo87 Songster

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    ive noticed that instead of isolating the one getting pecked if i isolate the main ringleader in the pecking, it will knock them down in the pecking order a bit and it works itself out....
     

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