Battling Chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lacey1988, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. Lacey1988

    Lacey1988 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ever since my 2 top chickens(The head hen and my roo) got killed the other night my hens have been fighting so much especially my LH and my RIR which are about 4 months old.....My BO probably woulda been the top one since shes a year old but shes sitting.....I also got a new roo that is 4 or 5 months old who is not so great with the ladies..... Do I let them sort it out themselves?? Also will the roo get sweeter to them in time??
     
  2. Lacey1988

    Lacey1988 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anybody??
     
  3. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm, maybe try a different rooster. Also, what about introducing a couple of new girls? I'm not an expert I just hate to see you sitting with no responses. LOL
     
  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    I'm not sure about the roo but I'd let the ladies sort it out.
     
  5. moetrout

    moetrout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put on a black and white stripped suit and go out there a referee for them!

    Seriously though, not much you can really do about it. This is their way of working out the pecking order. It's perfectly natural. Now if one is getting bloddied up then you might have a situation where you need to seperate some of them.
     

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