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 Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Overrun With Chickens

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    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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