1. young1

    young1 New Egg

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    Help please! I have a white leghorn that started having feathers missing on her neck. I have no rooster. I isolated her from the other chickens and it seemed like she was pecking her neck and feathers. I put ACV in her water in case she had any parasites. I kept her in a seperate coop for two weeks and she started looking really good. I put her back into the large coop with the other five chickens and there are now more feathers gone and pecks on her. I read somewhere they suggested putting vaseline on her back (Supposedly the other chickens do not like the vaseline on their beeks). She is a great layer. Never misses a day. Any suggestions please.
     
  2. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I do not think ACV helps with parasites but good to add to water anyway. The other chooks must be picking on her. Blukote may work. It seems to make sense that vaseline would work. Make a place in the coop where she cam hide. And add something else for the others to peck on like a head of cabbage on a rope.
     

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