somone plz help ive got to stop this feather pecking!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by redstarray, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. redstarray

    redstarray In the Brooder

    Apr 27, 2011
    ok i found four aggressors total i got rid of 2 today somone took then for me and the other two r in a cage ill be darn if i dont see them doing it again theres 16 total fenced in the yard but free to roam it and i am now putting them in a coop at nite but the whole flock looks sikly with hardly no feathers will they heal ?? will they stop pecking or do i need to debeak or just get rid of the flock???i seruosly dont know wut to do anymore somone plz help!!

  2. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Songster

    Jul 22, 2010
    Anderson, Texas
    Its a hard habit to break. My flocks been doing it forever I've tried to stop it it with every gimmick in the world. Mine still lay well so I just go with the flow. They just peck feathers no blood shed so why would I cull. They still lay eggs. Its not lack of protein & crowding . I wish I knew how to stop it but I don't. Good Luck. If you figure it out please let me know.

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