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post #11 of 16
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Originally Posted by Majd View Post

If i were you i would let them free range in the fenced area. Besides not all chickens are fans of tomatoes! Mine aren't at least. Give them some more time if you so not see serious injuries... And observe them more, that helps solve the problem a lot!

Ditto.

 

   40 waxing and waning free-range birds.
 I truly love animals, both male and female, large and small, regardless of how important humans may shallowly deem them.
I will always miss my Dovey Love.
 
 
 
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   40 waxing and waning free-range birds.
 I truly love animals, both male and female, large and small, regardless of how important humans may shallowly deem them.
I will always miss my Dovey Love.
 
 
 
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post #12 of 16
I had
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Originally Posted by Free Feather View Post

Ditto.
this problem too , it eventually works itself out, just put some roosts in the run and maybe supervise free range . It is painful to watch but it eventually works out.
post #13 of 16
Thread Starter 

Well, No idea how much I should worry the little buggers are pecking at each other as well as the big girls getting them once in a while. Caught one of the little polishes chasing another little polish! 

post #14 of 16
That's ok as long as everyone is eating and drinking their fair share, thry will sort things out unless blood is draw .
post #15 of 16
Thread Starter 

I am tempted to put like 5 feeders in there right no so no matter what there is food and water I have 3 right now but it would be hard for them to all be guarded by a bully that way.

post #16 of 16
Good option!
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