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NeW tO ChIcKs... pecking?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by silkiechick05, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. silkiechick05

    silkiechick05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so i have three new baby silkies, 3 wks old, as i have said before

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    but one has developed an issue... he is pecking at the other two constantly. At their heads, eyes, necks, backs, etc.

    is this normal?

    will he stop?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Some pecking is normal but this sounds excessive and dangerous. I would separate him for several days in the hope he will be lower in the pecking order when you return him.
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I agree...
     

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