i had a agressive roster and need some tips

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by BarredRock1980, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. BarredRock1980

    BarredRock1980 New Egg

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    i need to help my chickens recover from the abuse they took from a aggressive rooster their combs are scabbed over is their anything i should do with them or let them heal on their own
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    Some BluKote might be a good idea, to prevent them from pecking each others' injuries. It is also an antiseptic.
     
  3. annagarret

    annagarret Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you separate the rooster from the hens? I think they should heal okay on their own with time. It happened to 2 of my hens also. I had a rooster last year and ended up having him processed. He would chase my kids, peck at them and try to fly up to their face. He also "loved" on his hens to harsh causing their backs to go bald in 2 spots and pulling on the combs. I didn't have the patience anymore.[​IMG]
     
  4. BarredRock1980

    BarredRock1980 New Egg

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    well i would but i have another rooster and they are fighting so it is time for him to go to a new home
     

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