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Hens pecking out of control

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jlynnet, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. jlynnet

    jlynnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hens have a feather plucking problem. Not all are affected, about half. I read an article that said to put tree pruning spray on the bare spots. Is that safe? My girls have a large outside area to roam around in. I give the free choice feed and feed them fresh greens and scratch. Any suggestions would be helpful.
     
  2. Maggie C

    Maggie C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I would use Blue Kote. Would also rehome/cull the pluckers. Just my opinion.
     
  3. rcn177

    rcn177 New Egg

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    Can you still eat the eggs after spraying chickens with Blue Kote?
     

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