Pinless Peepers for bantams?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MelissaK29, Jun 6, 2016.

  1. MelissaK29

    MelissaK29 New Egg

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    Hello all, I have a small bantam and the regular pinless peepers will not fit his nostrils, I'm afraid it is going to hurt him since I can't get the pins inside the nostrils opening. Where do you get pinless peepers small enough to fit? I will post a pic later when I am able to. Thank you! The little roo is lonely since he's been separated so I'm hoping for a solution soon.
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Why has he been separated? Most aggression issues comes from not enough room, or from young hormonal birds.
     
  3. MelissaK29

    MelissaK29 New Egg

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    The little roo likely does need more room, but I am in the process still of building the permanent coop, so they are temporarily in a mobile tractor. I had to remove him because the distractions from picking on the beard of one of the two girls did not work in the long run and he started picking on their combs. He is a sweet rooster, so I'd like to give him a chance with the peepers to see if that will work.
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    You could just pen him next to the others, he can still interact with them through the wire. I haven't used peepers so I can't help you with that. Sorry.
     
  5. fuzzy cat

    fuzzy cat Out Of The Brooder

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    I bet to solve the problem you can get two roo why tipe is is the roo?:D:D
     
  6. MelissaK29

    MelissaK29 New Egg

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    He is a Belgian d'Anvers, so are the two girls he is picking on. I also have two bantam wyandotte chicks that are two weeks old (being raised separately), I'm wondering how we will react if one of those is a roo when they are put together in a month or so.
     
  7. fuzzy cat

    fuzzy cat Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok dose one of the chicks have a big thing on top of its head?:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
     

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