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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickenpets786, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. chickenpets786

    chickenpets786 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi
    I am a new member to the website and have bought 2 chickens about a week ago_One of them laid eggs for 2days in its nest and stopped and then laid one days later on the floor outside the other had not laid at all.After this there have been no eggs laid.Also my chickens like to sleep in the same corner and recently the laying chicken has been pecking the other hen very badly.there is no blood or feather damage but hair loss on the head.The laying hen pecks the other which does not peck back and just lays its head down.PLZ HELP.
     
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  2. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot

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    What kind of chickens?
     
  3. chickenpets786

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    i am not sure i was not told by the seller.i can put up a picture in the morning when i see them.
     
  4. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot

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    Ok. I'd do that. I'm trying to just comment on here so maybe someone more experienced may see it and jump in. If she's pulling feathers out or if any blood you should separate them.
     
  5. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot

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    I really wouldn't worry about the egg thing right now because of the time change and you just got them.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. My guess would be, they are working out the new pecking order. Once that is over with, the eggs should start back up. Stress can interrupt a laying cycle. That's my two cents. Good luck with them.
     
  8. chickenpets786

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    There has been no blood or feather picking but just pecking at night.T:)hanks for your help anyways.
     
  9. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Change is stressful to chickens. Once they get used to their new surroundings, things should calm down. If the pecking causes any blood to appear, intervene and treat as needed. Chickens can be really mean to each other and seeing blood will make the aggression worse.

    Good luck to you, thanks for joining us!
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If the pecking gets really bad get pinless peepers for the bully. The bird can't see straight ahead with them on, so misses it's target. I would think just wearing them will distract meany- hopefully. You can put pinless peepers in the search box to find out more about them. Good luck.
     

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