How common is it for a new Mama to peck stepchicks that she has hatched on their very first day? I think she was just trying to get them back under her but overreacted out of anxiety and pecked way too hard. I checked in on Esther and brood and one of the chicks has a pretty bad pecked place on one side of her head. She seems to be okay, though. The pecking has stopped. Do you think I should put her (this 2d pecked chick) in with Pectin or just leave be? I haven't treated this second chick's wound with Neosporin or Blue-Kote. Do you think I should? She has turned her head so Mama can't see the pecked place. Thanks for the Blue-Kote/Gentian Violet info, everyone.