chick aggression.....

Discussion in 'Quail' started by calcifer, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. calcifer

    calcifer Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello one of my 3 day old coturnix is running around/chasing the other chicks pecking there head and tails and seems to be bullying all the chicks especially a crippled chick with splayed legs. is this harmless fun or a sign I should cull it for aggression? ps I use a read heat lamp and have a 4x4 brooder(19 chicks)
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  3. Q QUAIL S

    Q QUAIL S Out Of The Brooder

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    I think it is plain aggression. If he does not stop, you should separate the chick if he/she does not stop. Maybe you should put him in a small crate or something along those lines. I hope the chick stops pecking at the others!!

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