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Over-enthusiastic rooster= bald-headed hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pixiechick, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. pixiechick

    pixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there anything I can do about this?
     
  2. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've noticed my rooster tends to pull more feathers out with her beak then his claws, when mating. I know there are chicken saddles that would help with the claw defeathering. Not sure if there is such a thing as a chicken collar/helm to help prevent beak defeathering while mating. Anyone know?
     

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