Please help me

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AsbillHomestead, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. AsbillHomestead

    AsbillHomestead Just Hatched

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    My wife and I just purchased this trio today, and I won't say what breed we bought them as. I was curious as to what you guys think they are. Also, the roo has pulled a good number of feathers off the hens' back. What's the best way to prevent that and to help the hens fill back out?

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  2. cabinchicky

    cabinchicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello I am not expert on breeds but they look like Speckled Sussex, I have 3 of them in my mixed flock. The bare feather issue is from him breeding her too much. You can get saddles from Amazon or other online sites to help, or use Blu-Cote on her bare spots. Also put him away from them for awhile will help until he is returned. But the best thing I would do is get him more hens if you are able. I hope this helps.
     
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