I just got a new 6 week old chick from my next door neighbor but she isn't fitting in very well. My other chickens pick on her all the time and show no signs of liking her yet. I don't know how much longer she can take this. HELP!
My new 6 week old chick is being picked on
You should put her in a confined cage inside of your coop or run, so they can mix but can not touch and then slowly let them all out to free range together. I have also heard if you put them in the coop at night and then they wake up and are together they do fine but I have never had that work for me. Is she the same size as them or is she much smaller? If she is much smaller it's best to wait until she is closer to their size as well.