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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mib1, Oct 7, 2015.

  1. mib1

    mib1 Out Of The Brooder

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    My rooster has been doing what they do best and my hens backs are getting sore and the feathers have feel out where the back and tail meet. How can I keep this from happening?
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    You need to purchase some hen saddles. Pampered Poultry sells very pretty ones for a great price. You can also add more hens to your flock to spread out mating more, although this won't help any of your boy's "favorite" hens too much.
     
  3. mib1

    mib1 Out Of The Brooder

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    o ok thank you. I have never heard of a chicken saddle before. lol
     

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