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My Gertie was killed by a hawk today in the run. She actually was a he, just started crowing. Probably was at least 10 pounds. I’m sick.
They’re all pecking at each other now, pulling out feathers.
I feel like I made such a big mistake.
I’m praying things will resolve
She’s a riot! Today she was not taking any abuse, she got real close and just towered over the bully like “don’t even think of doing that again”....
I’ve been keeping her and another hen separated in another coop at night. They all seem to be ok out in the yard together during the day. It’s...
Here’s a photo of Gertie with some of the others. The one on the left that she’s staring at is the troublemaker. I have a feeling it’s a rooster.
Thank you so much for the info and the welcome!
I do have 4 heritage birds, so I’m happy to hear they will be helpful in raising Gertie.
Oops~ I DID know she was a meat bird.
I didn’t know that she was a meat bird, I just moved to the eastern shore ~ chicken county! But I thought the farms over fed them, I didn’t...
I’m leaving her alone tonight, just to let her heal a bit..I think I have a couple that may be kind to her.
I’m going to try tomorrow.
First time chicken owner here, and already I’m stressing!
I know someone here can help~ we bought 4 straight run Americaunas and one Cornish Rock...