bad mama hen

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by janjan1, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. janjan1

    janjan1 Songster

    Feb 26, 2008
    Armuchee, GA
    I have a hen that only has one chick. It's about 2-3 weeks old and she has already "kicked it to the curb". Attempting to peck it to drive it away and grow up. I think it is alittle to early for her to be doing this. At what age do the hens usually start this? Even tho I have other hens, they hang on to the chicks til they are older.

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