Problem with Pecking Chick's & What to use on them?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Rayma50, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. Rayma50

    Rayma50 In the Brooder

    Mar 17, 2013
    Yes I am new to raising chickens and have 25 3-4 week old chicks. Everything was going great until today ~ there were two Chicks that were pecked at their back end, so what I am asking anyone, besides seperating them from the flock and making sure they have plenty of water & food - what can I put on the affected area to heal up? I would appreciate all the imput I can get. My husband had to make a bigger Make-Shift Coop till the one he is building for the Chickens is ready. Never a dull moment. [​IMG]
  2. BarredRockGirls

    BarredRockGirls Songster

    Mar 6, 2013
    i would def separate them - any bloody or infected area will draw the attention of the other chicks :( and more pecking ..... just keep it clean and dry .... it should heal on its own ..

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