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Pinless peepers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by torontowolf, May 31, 2016.

  1. torontowolf

    torontowolf New Egg

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    I have a chicken who was a bully to my two young girls. She would constantly peck and pull feathers- even if she was laying down if they went anywhere near the food she would charge And peck them and pull there feathers. We put pinless peepers on her. But now her sister ( who is broody) is bullying her. They used to be inseparable but now the second she sees her she jumps on her back and starts going at her. This happened the second the peepers went on. Now peepers chicken isolates herself and seems to have trouble eating. Is this normal?
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I have no experience in using pinless peepers, but having multiple feeding stations may ease tensions. Broody hens are notoriously bad tempered, so i am assuming that the peepers are preventing the former bully from seeing her and getting out of her way.

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