Barred Rock Being a Jerk to younger hens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by savilcr, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. savilcr

    savilcr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2011
    So I have 7 chicks that we raised from a day old back in Feb, I sold all of my older chickens except a young barred rock that I wanted to keep since I didn’t think she had started laying yet, well now she is pecking the younger ones like crazy esp my RIR. Anyone know how to get her lower in the ranking order? I have heard you can put her in a small cage for a whole day maybe?
  2. christineavatar

    christineavatar Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2011
    Bolinas, CA
    I, too, have heard that if you isolate the one causing the problem it helps to calm her.

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