How to keep my hens from fighting each other

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Flock Master64, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Help!!!!! I have four hens and they won't stop pecking one another. One White Leghorn and three Amber Links. My Leghorn (What's Up)and one of my Amber Links (Jelly Bean or JB) keep picking on the other two. I know this is the way that they establish there pecking order but is there any way to get them to all get along. Also any ideas on how to regrow feathers. Thanks!
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    If you keep your flock in a run, the minimum space requirement is 10 sqft per bird. Having multiple feed stations can ease food based aggression.

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  3. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    My chickens are free range. I have a small feeder I'm not using that I'll fill up and put in there. Thanks!
     
  4. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Any ideas on how to regrow feathers?
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Growers feed with a high protein content will help

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  6. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Would something like crushed oyster shells do the trick?
     
  7. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    If they are laying, then yes but in a separate feeder so they can eat it when they wish. If they have not started laying, then they do not need additional calcium.
     
  8. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Great I'll pick some up at TSC today
     
  9. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok I got the feather regrowth stuff now should I mix it in with their feed or give it to them in a separate feeder?
     

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