Picked chick!!! What do I do????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cococrisp, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. cococrisp

    cococrisp Songster

    Oct 25, 2009
    Ok, so I have 4 Americanas/EEs and one Black Sex link and the black one is being picked on. I don't know who's picking and my thermometer (in Fahrenheit) went crazing and said it was forty degrees (I had a heat lamp and it felt warm) but I know the chick is being picked because he feels scratchy because I can feel the beginning of the feather but not the rest because it's been picked off. I isolated him in a box inside the brooder. I have a white light and will try to get a red one ASAP. I will put some bowls under in so it will be cooler in there too. I feed them starter feed and they have meds in their water. Any advice would be very helpful.


  2. Thortherooster

    Thortherooster Songster

    Jun 10, 2009
    there is stuff at the feed store you can buy, it is a powder stuff you can put on them, it stops the pecking.

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