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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

    May 23, 2008
    Jonesborough, TN
    Is there anything I can do about this?
  2. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    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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