Peaking

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sky king, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. sky king

    sky king Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok my chickens are 3-4 months an some of them are Gettin frisky as on peaking y is this is just a adalesent stage or what ?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Are you talking about pecking? It's not a stage, it's standard chicken behavior. It can get quite out of hand if they have too little space, especially if they have no access to grass and bugs. From the FAQ page:

    My chickens are pecking/eating each other's feathers:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=34705
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=31291
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=36139
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=30486
     

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