Is this a case of vent picking?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mikedero, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. Mikedero

    Mikedero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a pic I have 9 chickens 2-3 of them are missing feathers around their vents (please see pic) they have lenty of space the coop has 45 sq ft and the run has 120 sq ft. they get fed layer feed and table scraps. as well as veggies.

    What do I do? Do I cull these birds as there is no blood

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  2. Mikedero

    Mikedero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone???
     
  3. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    no i would NOT cull the birds! get rooster booster peck no more put on the area ! it really works! i use it.its inexpensive and they will stop the pecking
     
  4. Mikedero

    Mikedero Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks I just ordered it. I needed some other stuff as well so I added it to the list.

    Does the picture look like that is the issue?
     

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