New chicken parents!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tjcharles, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. tjcharles

    tjcharles Out Of The Brooder

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    My family and I are so excited to have our hens. We got them in March! One SLW, two RIR, and three Easter Eggers. We also have two Silkie Bantums that belong to my son. We are having a lot of fun, or we were. Right now our SLW is separated. We believe that the others have pecked her. This is our first "issue" with our flock. I look forward to any and all advise!

    TJ
     
  2. salkxsj

    salkxsj Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. CherishHolland

    CherishHolland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Howdy and welcome to the flock! I had a similar issue with one of my naked necks she was bullied badly by the other chickens and one morning I walked out to the run and found her with her neck skin missing EEK! A little tlc and she is now happily living with my bantam flock. Best of luck with your flock!
     
  4. hosspak

    hosspak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Do you have any good pictures of the problem area? Is it just pecking (pecking order) or is she getting torn up badly?
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  7. All Henned Up

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    Welcome and enjoy!
    Steve, :frow
     
  8. tjcharles

    tjcharles Out Of The Brooder

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    here is a picture..[​IMG]
     
  9. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. tjcharles

    tjcharles Out Of The Brooder

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    As you can see from my picture, it is just her bum. Down side is, we have to clean her two to three times a day because her waste will stick to her. I put the first application of blue coat on today. We noticed this yesterday.
     

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