hen is picking on roo

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dodge-n-it, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. dodge-n-it

    dodge-n-it Hatching

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    all his tail feathers are nipped off and she is (I think it is just 1 of the girls) plucking all around his neck. any ideas
    thanks
     

  2. Quote:This is the time of year for the moult. Some lose feathers quickly and others you can hardly tell it. Probably not a picking problem.........Pop
     
  3. dodge-n-it

    dodge-n-it Hatching

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    thanks, hopefully it is molting and not being picked on. didn't even think about molting
     

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