Poor Georgie...Little Roo

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 4hooves&featheredfriends, May 8, 2009.

  1. 4hooves&featheredfriends

    4hooves&featheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Georgie is in with 16 hens, and I recently noticed that he seemed to have a small bald area just before the start of his tail. It wasn't red and the only one checking it out was George.

    So this is what the girls did to him while they were in the run today while I was gone all of 6 hours.

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    The poor boy has 4 tail feathers left and is now in my tack room isolated from the girls. We used a bit of warm water, antibiotic ointment and then some Blu-Kote.

    I always thought it was the other way around....?
     
  2. Caleb x49

    Caleb x49 Out Of The Brooder

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    ouch [​IMG] i feel for ya George
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    And thus, the phrase, ........."Hen Pecked!"
     
  4. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sorry about little george. I'm sure he will be better soon. [​IMG]
     
  5. 4hooves&featheredfriends

    4hooves&featheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Ah, that is true - my father said,"Just leave it up to those woman. Wink.Wink.

    Does it sound like I have done everything I can for my little roo?

    For those that have experienced this -Does this mean permanent separation? Or creating a sub-flock?
     

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