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Plucking Feather

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Saroco, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Saroco

    Saroco Songster

    Sooo.... Has ANYONE in this ENTIRE FORUM ever figured out a way to stop feather picking?! My WPR (Florence) has been picking out the bum feathers of all the other girls! They are all running around with patches in various spots! [​IMG]



    SO FRUSTRATING! Can I separate her? Do I keep her locked up when I let all the other girls out in the run? Or should I just give up... and let my pretty fluffy-butts lose their fluffyness. [​IMG]

    PLEASE HELP!
     

  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Staff Member Premium Member

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    Go to FAQ and scroll down to the links to threads abvout pecking and feather picking.
     
  3. Mr Peeps Mama

    Mr Peeps Mama In the Brooder

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    I had that problem and went to the feed store and bought a product called "Pick No More"..It is tea tree oil, aloe vera and a small amount of tar...it's a gel, you rub it on the affected parts, it tastes bitter and they don't like it. Fixed my problem.[​IMG]
     
  4. Saroco

    Saroco Songster

    Thank you so much!! There's something I HAVEN'T tried! [​IMG]




    Pay that it works! [​IMG]
     

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