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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sjturner79, Mar 6, 2015.

  1. sjturner79

    sjturner79 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2015
    South Australia
    Hi, our 36 hour old bantam is pecking at the face of our 12 hour old RIR. Is this normal, and do we need to try and stop it?[​IMG]
  2. BonRae67

    BonRae67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 23, 2014
    It is somewhat normal because there is food bits on eachother they will get off. I would watch to make sure it is not out of being mean. All of mine have and still do it sometimes, but not all the time. Good luck!
  3. Adeth Chicken

    Adeth Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2015
    Jacksonville Florida
    We have two 2 week EE chics , the bigger one started pecking the Lil ones eyes.. She actually bit her eye ball and we had to separate them. Keep an eye out for that!
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2015

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