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Roster being pecked

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MeMotherHen, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. MeMotherHen

    MeMotherHen In the Brooder

    Oct 12, 2012
    Hello all,

    I am currently trying to figure out how to stop my hens from pecking my poor roster from his tail to vent...his whole backside is completely bare and red and the other hens won't leave him alone, I think I have to separate him...

    Anyone have any tips or ideas as to what should I put on his rear to help him out a little?

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    I would fit the hens with Pinless Peepers and leave him in residence - separate of course until you get the Pinless Peepers. If he is truly injured a little non pain relief Neosporin might be called for. If actual injury is minimal, I'd just let him heal on his own. It is quite likely that you will be able to remove the Pinless Peepers once he is completely healed.

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