Fowls pecking chickens

Asked February 13, 2018, 9:35 PM EST

I have three choks and have put two new chickens in with them however two chooks are pecking one chicken and has bloodied her head.I have seprated them but every time they getgether the attack beging .how do I stop this

Outside United States

1 Response

See the article on feather pecking at http://articles.extension.org/pages/66088/feather-pecking-and-cannibalism-in-small-and-backyard-poul...

You need to eliminate the source of the problem, if one exists. Then try having then next to each other with a wire between till they get used to each other before putting them together.