Red Kote vs Blue Kote

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BantamoftheOpera, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Songster

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    What exactly is the difference between Red Kote and Blue Kote?
     

  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I've never heard of red kote, but I wouldn't use it on a chicken if it's red colored. The color red is like putting a sign to "peck here" to a chicken.
     
  3. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Songster

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    Thanks, I wasn't sure since I have some RIR's if they would need Red Kote
     
  4. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    THe color. Like Katy said, use the Blue or they will pick at it. [​IMG]
     

  5. Not.that it is related but they seem to like pine tar too. Was told they didn't. Used it to stop picking on a bird and it seemed to draw them to that bird. Had to relocate bird till it got its feathers back.
     

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