My roo's feet have been pecked

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mommaluvschickens, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. mommaluvschickens

    mommaluvschickens New Egg

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    My Sultan Roo has been pecked really bad on the foot. His feathers all almost gone and he is bleeding. I started the flock on Sunday and it contained 5 buttercups and 2 white giants and the roo. The roo was new to these birds but the gals had been together. One buttercup pecked him @ first but then stopped. But it had started again this AM.

    I introduced a dominecker on wed. to the group. But this morning , I gave all but 1 buttercup to a fellow farmer. They were not very nice. The girls are laying. I am sure they are stressed but I am getting great eggs!

    Please advise
     
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2008
  2. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    I would move the roo into a cage or pen for a little alone time. Let his feet heal, rinse them off... and he should be fine!
     
  3. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    to stop the bleeding use cornstartch or all purpose four it should stop within a minute or 2. wait about 5 min or so after it stops and rince it off do as sugested in previous post also seperate till healed.
    silkie
     

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