specific hen pecking others

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lizl, May 8, 2011.

  1. Lizl

    Lizl Out Of The Brooder

    May 8, 2011
    I've just put 50 Leghorn hens (10wks) in a coop. There is one specific hen that keeps pecking the others on the tail. It's not that they are already injured, but she literally walks after the others to peck them. Should I rather take her out? How do I treat chickens that are injured ?
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Blue-kote, it works wonders. you can get it at most feed stores, it also disguises the wounds. I'd give the one causing the pecking some time out. she is highest on pecking order so hopefully giving her sometime out will lower her rank. If you can put her where she can still see everyone and viseversa that way she won't be forgotten just not be able to continue her harassment. [​IMG]

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