PECKING

clark001

Hatching
7 Years
Nov 6, 2012
4
0
7
MY CHICKENS ARE PECKING THEMSELVES, SOME OF THE AREA'S ARE DEEP/ THROUGH THE SKIN DOWN INTO THE MEAT. I HAVE 3 RED LINK AND 2 AMBER LINKS. I GET 4 EGGS EVERYDAY. 1 OF THEM HAS NOT STARTED LAYING YET. THEY ARE 9 MONTHS OLD . DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY IDEA'S ?
 

RoussoHomestead

In the Brooder
7 Years
Oct 6, 2012
44
1
26
Tucson, Arizona
Pecking themselves or pecking each other?

I had a chick with a deep wound from the other chicks pecking her... cleaned it out and applied antibiotic ointment (the one that has a mild anesthetic in it) and it ceased immediately.
 

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