Over Mating rooster is ripping hen's feathers out!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChickLover98, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Pennsylvania
    Poor little Poppy had fallen victim to being Jasper's new best girlfriend. Almost all of her back feathers are ripping out and hes starting to rip her head feathers out oo. Please help! Any advice is appriciated!
     
  2. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Two recommendations for you:
    1. Get more hens (this is for the chicken math lover in you) [​IMG]
    2. Get hen saddles (also called hen aprons)
     
  3. scooterward

    scooterward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ditto to the above post
     
  4. jaimslee4u

    jaimslee4u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken Saddles!!! When I first heard about them I thought what a silly idea??? But now that I have a rooster I know that it is a wonderful thing!
     
  5. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you don't do those things then you will have to keep the roosters away from her. She needs a break.
     

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