Phesants are pecking at each others tails causing bleading.

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by nychickenman55, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. nychickenman55

    nychickenman55 Out Of The Brooder

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    My pheasants are pecking at each others tails causing bleeding. Anyone know what to do about this problem. The get lots to eat and drink and I think they have plenty of room. Have like 22 M/f pheasants and like 9 quail in same pen. They get along OK. Any help is welcome.
     
  2. De Wet

    De Wet Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    How large is your pen?
     
  4. nychickenman55

    nychickenman55 Out Of The Brooder

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    It is about 12' x 8' x 8' H with a 6'x3'x3'H coop attached.
     
  5. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    Pen is wat too small for that many ringnecks.They are cannibals by nature and need lots of room.And then throw in 9 quial,no one has enough room.I'm surprised they haven't killed all your quial.
    Go to your feed store and buy some blue kot,spray it on the open wounds and try to get them seperated into smaller groups.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
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  6. oddbirdranch

    oddbirdranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed, much too small for that many. You must really be feeding them well if they have only been picking and not killing each other.
     

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