Red Spots On Pullet Feet...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by AlivianAcres, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. AlivianAcres

    AlivianAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 six-ish week old pullets in my brooder right now, and this evening as I was loving on them and settling them down for the night, I noticed that 2 of my RIRs have little red spots on their feet...one has only 1 and the other has 2....I got a picture...


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    Are they picking at each other? I am just wondering if these could be self inflicted or if maybe it is the other chicks...there are no other signs of injury. Should I separate them from the others?
     
  2. AlivianAcres

    AlivianAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any ideas??? :(
     
  3. K1llSw1tch

    K1llSw1tch Out Of The Brooder

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    probably pecking each others feet..
     
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  4. AlivianAcres

    AlivianAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Accident maybe? Should I isolate? :/
     
  5. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    pecking or scratching, if it hasnt changed at all you might not need to isolate but if they seeem to be botering her or if its gettting bigger then isolate they tend to zero in on anything red. My chickens sometimes get little specks on there feet or combs I always just figured someone pecked at sometihng
     
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  6. AlivianAcres

    AlivianAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK. Thx! I'm still pretty new at this...my oldest chickens are only 9.5/10 months and this is only my second batch :). I will keep an eye on it. <3
     

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