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HenPecking

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Foghorn123, Nov 25, 2016.

  1. Foghorn123

    Foghorn123 New Egg

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    Everyone,
    It took me these many years to figure out what hen-pecking truly was. One of my hens (Golden Layced Wyandot) appears that she is getting pecked on the back of her head. My wife says that she saw a different hen get pecked as well. So, since I have never had to ask.... How do I stop this pecking, because I don't want any of my flock to get seriously hurt. Any ideas?
    Thank you in advance!
     
  2. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    How long have you had those chickens? If they are fairly new then I'm guessing pecking order is taking place, but other than that I have no clue. Hopefully someone more helpful comes by!
     
  3. Foghorn123

    Foghorn123 New Egg

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    Thank you Skitz for your thoughts. I have had my hens for 7 months now.
     

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