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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by andidebb, Jul 22, 2013.

  1. andidebb

    andidebb Hatching

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    Have a chicken that is hiding in the corner. I worry about her overheating or not eating/drinking. Every time I take her out of the corner the rooster jumps on her. She seems traumatized by him...young birds, haven't started laying yet. Any advice?
     

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Separate the rooster from the pullets until they and he mature.
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! x2 on sourland's advice.
     
  4. andidebb

    andidebb Hatching

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  5. andidebb

    andidebb Hatching

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    Thanks. Everyone else seems to be getting along fine. Maybe I'll just separate her for a while.
     

  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    If you separate her, the other pullets will attack on reintroduction. It's just how chicken society/the pecking order works. When you have aggression problems, it is generally better to remove the aggressor.
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, andideb, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us! I concur with the advice above.
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  9. andidebb

    andidebb Hatching

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    Thanks to everyone for the welcomes and advice. Never thought I liked chickens until I started helping out my neighbor. Just after she ordered her chicks she was thrown from her horse and has had a long recovery. So, I have raised them since they were just days old and am hooked. Most of what I have learned has been from BYC. :)
     

  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    welcome to byc
     

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