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2 8 month old buff orpingtons with 1 3 month old rhode island red

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Orp lover, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. Orp lover

    Orp lover In the Brooder

    Jul 10, 2013
    We just got a RIR 3 month old chicken to add on to our two buff orpingtons she seems really afraid and i am worried she will get pecked on. There names are ORPE, FOGHORN And the add on SPROUT. Please help

  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    The only way you'll know if they'll pick on her is if you put them together. A 3 month-old should be able to fend for itself pretty well, but there will be some fighting. If blood is drawn, you should separate them until the RIR gets older; otherwise, just let them work things out.

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