Bully hen!! help please!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Cass1490, Oct 24, 2016.

  1. Cass1490

    Cass1490 New Egg

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    okay so i had 5 chickens who all grew up together, 2 turned out to be roosters and i had to get rid of them. the other 2 got poisoned somehow and my buff orpington was left alone.
    well she was looking lonely so i got 2 splash silkie hens of around the same age. i just introduced them and my orpington is trying to peck at both of the silkies.
    what do i do?!!! should i leave them together tonight?? i'm afraid that they might hurt each other if i leave them together.
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    You might try the "look but don't touch" method of introduction; you can find guides on it by typing it into the search bar above.

    Mind, Silkies do not do well with other breeds, and ideally should be kept by themselves. You can try integration techniques, but in the end you may have to keep them in a separate area.
     

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