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Light Brahma with bloody feet

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kayleeschickens, Oct 10, 2015.

  1. kayleeschickens

    kayleeschickens New Egg

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    My Light Brahmas feet are red and some feathers are missing. I saw another chicken pecking at her feet, I'm not sure if she's pecking because of the blood or if the blood was caused by the pecking. Help! What's causing this and what do I do?
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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
    Birds with feathered feet/legs or heads often become targets of feather picking. How long have the birds been in a flock together and is this the first time you have noticed an issue?
     
  3. kayleeschickens

    kayleeschickens New Egg

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    The birds have been together for about 6 months. This is a new issue
     
  4. kayleeschickens

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    They've been together since we got them as chicks in March. This is a new issue.
     
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