Pecking eyes!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by columbiacritter, May 13, 2009.

  1. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to separate one of the barred rocks. Should keeps pecking the buff japanese babies eyes. Not a smalll pack but grabbign and shaking them by the face fuzz. I'm afraid she's going to take an eye out!

    SHE'S NOT HAPPY!!

    Once I get them into the bigger brooder I'm hoping she'll quit or at least the others will have more room to get away form her.

    Does this behavior usually stop quick?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    jwoodall Out Of The Brooder

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    Seperate that hen QUICK!!! My white cochins/barred rock chicks just hatched and the other 2 broody hens were NOT HAPPY and somehow the babies got over the divide and she pecked them to death. I lost 5 of them.
     
  4. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Not a hen, jus tone o fthe 3 day old chicks. they are all newly arrived today and alittle crowded in a rubbermiad brooder until I take them home tonight ot hte big brooder. Hopefuly she will stop with more room and distractions.
     

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