Repeatedly Pecked Rooster Problem!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TommyDaDelaware, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. TommyDaDelaware

    TommyDaDelaware Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Beautiful Delaware Rooster named Smoke, who is being repeatedly pecked in the head by my other Rooster, Tommy. I want to know, if I get a separate pen for Smoke, and keep him separate, will he get better, or will he be a mentally slow rooster from all that head pecking? I really want to save him. Tommy killed my other roo, Bob, by doing the same thing!! Bob also had Marek's though, so he was sort of on a short lifespan. I really want to save Smoke.. Any suggestions on what I should do?
     
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    I would separate him and let him heal and then put him in his own flock with some girls. Otherwise he will keep getting pecked and will be killed.
     
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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  4. XavCas

    XavCas Out Of The Brooder

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  5. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Do separate, if it's bleeding (dripping) put some starch or Kwik Stop on the comb.
     

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