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Chicken Bully!! Help please!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicky Woos123, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. Chicky Woos123

    Chicky Woos123 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everybody! One of my hens has been getting very frustrated when I put them inside of their coop at night. When she gets mad,she takes it out on the other hens. She's bit my other 2 hens twice every night because that's just how mad she gets. It's really starting to get on my nerves, but I don't want her to hurt the other hens. But I also don't want to get rid of her since she's a good layer. Any suggestions? I've thought of isolating her in a different area of the coop every night. Anyone else think that this might work? Thanks for any advice!![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Chicken society is sort of like 'mean girls' in high school. If she's being a bully and you have the facility, pen her away from the others in the evening.
     
  3. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So agree with @sourland, in my case my leghorns were the bullies and also the best layers, pinless peepers work for my bullies for few months then taken off when peace is restored.
     
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2016
  4. Chicky Woos123

    Chicky Woos123 Out Of The Brooder

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    OK everyone! Thanks for the suggestions! I will definitely try that out! Thanks again![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     

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