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what do i do if my chicks are pecking at each other

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by xahmed122, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. xahmed122

    xahmed122 Out Of The Brooder

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    what do i do if my chicks are pecking at each other and already they made one blead
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    They need more space.
     
  3. xahmed122

    xahmed122 Out Of The Brooder

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    oo ok thx[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    Yeah... more space. Change from a white heat lamp to a red. Use stop blead on the wounds and blukote.
     
  5. xahmed122

    xahmed122 Out Of The Brooder

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    will it be okay to use a white heat lamp because its the only one i have
     
  6. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes that is fine, but as soon as you can try getting a red one. I've used white bulbs in my brooder and they work fine, but since switching to the red one it seems that the chicks are calmer.
     
  7. xahmed122

    xahmed122 Out Of The Brooder

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    o thats good
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. Good advice. :thumbsup
     
  9. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Yeah, you can use a white light, the space thing is probably the most important.
    You can try distractions like shiny things too... :lol:
     
  10. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old are they ? are they the chicks in the pics ?
     

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