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Picking on one hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tink, Nov 7, 2007.

  1. tink

    tink Songster

    May 12, 2007
    upstate SC
    My rooster is picking on one hen and not letting her back in the coop. He is also pecking her and pulling out mouthfulls of feathers. Why?? She is molting and looks pitiful. And it is cold here...soo she has no one to snuggle with.....Any suggestions?
  2. karri25

    karri25 Songster

    Feb 5, 2007
    I am so sorry, I have never had that happen. I'm sure someone on here will be able to help. I hate it when one or two get picked on though, it just breaks your heart!

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