Hen plucking feathers from roosters face?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by YogiChick85, Oct 15, 2016.

  1. YogiChick85

    YogiChick85 Out Of The Brooder

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    My ameraucana hen keeps plucking feathers from my ameraucana roos face. Is that normal? He just stands there and lets her do it...it almost seems affectionate but his poor face is starting to look pretty homely. They are free range chickens so I know it's not a space issue. Do I need to get her to stop? If so, how?
     
  2. EthansChickens3

    EthansChickens3 Out Of The Brooder

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    What I think is that the hen is cleaning her face. That's an odd way to clean if so.
     
  3. EthansChickens3

    EthansChickens3 Out Of The Brooder

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    But I think if its making it bleed than [​IMG]
     

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