over sexed hens

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jennings Gamefowl, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. Jennings Gamefowl

    Jennings Gamefowl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 17, 2009
    my silkie hen has the feathers pulled from her neck.. it doesnt appear to have skin pulled from it.. I tried to put a ban-aid on her put either she or the roo pulled it off.... so how do I help her heal up???
  2. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Separate her from the roosters. [​IMG]
  3. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    My girls are looking really rough right now too, I didn't know what to do to help them.
  4. morelcabin

    morelcabin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2007
    Ontario Canada
    I have three silkie hens in one coop with a roo that is very rough on them, and they look like it, all thier head feathers are missing.I n another pen I have three silkies with a very gentle roo and they don't look abused at all:>) Maybe try finding a more gentle roo in the future

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