Chicken fights

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sitychick, Sep 4, 2007.

  1. Sitychick

    Sitychick New Egg

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    We have recently added another two chickens to our existing "flock" of three. Some time back we lost two of our original three chickens and replaced them, there were a few pecks here and there but it was all over within a week or so. This time it seems a little more brutal. Does anyone have any tips on making it a little easier on the new comers? [​IMG]
     
  2. erinm

    erinm Posting For A change

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    separate the newcomers so that all can see eachother for a few days. That was the advice I got and that worked great. there was minimal pecking after let out and the order was established calmly actually! Erinm
     

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