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Offline mamapoppybee

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a few issues with pecking order
« on: January 17, 2016, 04:33:00 pm »


The other hens would not stop picking at the base of her tail so I tried to sew my own chicken saddle. This first attempt is a little big but will work till I come up with round two.

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Re: a few issues with pecking order
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2016, 08:09:42 pm »
Are they free run? I have heard that close quarters sometimes brings out that behavior.
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Re: a few issues with pecking order
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2016, 02:17:44 pm »
To many people letting there dogs on the loose to free range any more. Was trying to finish build and ran to lowes for supplys cell back to neighbors dog with a bird in this mouth. Had afew birds smart enough to hide but it devastated my flock. He did right and paid for the laying ladies. So I started over again