baby chick behaviour

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mayas, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. mayas

    mayas Out Of The Brooder

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    I recently just bought 4 baby chicks 2x cochins 1x ostralorp and 1xpeaking bantom one of the cochins is going around and pecking at all the other chicks beak, none of them seem to like it. Should i separate them or will it sort its self out?
     
  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    it should sort itself, as soon as they're born they start their pecking order and if they still have their egg tooth thats another reason
     
  3. mayas

    mayas Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks so much
     
  4. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    They will sort themselves out in no time at all.

    A side note: australorp was an Ausralian utility bird bred from orpington. Hence the name Austral-Orp is abreviation of two words slammed together.
     

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