Help! Rooster pecking himself bloody

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by barkersbirds, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. barkersbirds

    barkersbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just found our 24 week Golden Polish completely bloody around his tail feathers. We checked all the birds and he is the only one with a bloody beak and appears to be doing it to himself!! We just put bluekote on it and separated him from flock. Anything else we should be watching for? Should we make an e-collar?
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2013
  2. Pekin bantams

    Pekin bantams Out Of The Brooder

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    He might have a scratch thats annoyin him and hes pecking at it to try and get rid of it.
     

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