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

    Mar 10, 2016
    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

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    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 Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 2, 2014
    Canton, Ohio
    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

    Mar 10, 2016
    OK everyone! Thanks for the suggestions! I will definitely try that out! Thanks again![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by