I have about a dozen hens, mix of BOs and GLWs (all about 9 months old). I recent relocated a rooster out of my coop due to his aggressive behavior. Before I made the coop roosterless, he was starting to tear up some of the hens' tailfeathers, as rooster can do with their spurs. It's been a couple months now, and most of the hens' tailfeathers have grown back. I've noticed one hen, though, whose tailfeathers not only have not grown back, even more of them seem to be gone. I'm guessing she is being pecked by at least one of the others. Another thing I've noticed is that when I surprise her or walk up behind her suddlenly, she squats. Is this a sign that she is submissive and "used" to being pecked? I'm also guessing I'll need to make a temporary saddle. Not sure how to do that, but I've heard they can be made from duct tape. I'll check around on the site, but if anyone has a special method that works best, I'd appreciate hearing about it. Thanks!