Picked on Maran

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Naomi142, Apr 21, 2019.

  1. Naomi142

    Naomi142 In the Brooder

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    Hi, Hope someone can help. I have a copper maran that crouches down when approach like they all do for mating when they are layers . This has turned into her getting all her head feathers ripped out by the other hens when she crouches down 2-3 other hens jump on her and peck her. It’s getting worse girls that have never bothered her before are now starting to do it as well I have tried pick no more on her bald head that didn’t work way to runny. Yesterday I tried putting petroleum jelly I will try that for a few more days to see if that helps. I need something thick that will stay on to deter the other girls any suggestions?
     
  2. Banditschickens

    Banditschickens Songster

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    Tar
     
  3. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Yes, pine tar will help.
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