Question About Peepers

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by JacobMaxwell, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. JacobMaxwell

    JacobMaxwell Songster

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    I have some pecking going on in my flock and I've tried everything except for peepers. I was wondering if the peepers that utilize a pin to hold them in place are more painful for the chicken than what they call "pinless peepers". Thanks in advance!
     
  2. JacobMaxwell

    JacobMaxwell Songster

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    Update: I've decided to use C clips as apposed to the pins, but now I have a new question, how do you put the C clips on?
     
  3. Chicken Man Dan

    Chicken Man Dan In the Brooder

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    Warm them in hot water to soften the plastic, and then stretch them over the beak. I think I saw someone on here had posted a picture and how to article. Try searching.

    Also, try to figure out WHY they are pecking each other. If you don't fix the real problem, the peepers will have to stay on forever.

    Good luck!
     

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