- Apr 11, 2021
We are going through this now too. We have a small urban flock of 4. Our production blue Francine (top bird) is picking the tail feathers of the others (and the easter egger in particular). We started by completely separating Francine for three days. Put her back and she started again immediately. Separated her again, this time for almost a week. Nope, didn’t work either. So I ordered the pin-less peepers. She had them on for almost 3 weeks. She did great with them and the feather plucking stopped completely. She was able to stay with the flock and didn’t seem to have any problems eating/drinking/roosting. We just took them off of her. It’s been about a week and she seems to have stopped. I’m still keeping a close eye on her for awhile. Good luck to you.