Chickens fighting! Help

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Katie02, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. Katie02

    Katie02 Out Of The Brooder

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    hello again!! I have two 5-6 week old silkies, 3 chicks that hatched on nov 30 and three ducks that hatched last night. My silkies bullie my chicks if I have them together, and my chicks bullie my ducks because they’re in the same brooder. I can’t monitor them all day, will they ever get along? What steps do I need to take to fix the issues? If it’s not my kids fighting it’s my birds! Lol mind you they’re all in my house!!
     
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    chickens really True BYC Addict

    Separate the Ducklings and provide a bigger Brooder...Boredom comes to mind and stress causes behavioural problems...
     
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  3. Katie02

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    Put all chickens together?
     
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    chickens really True BYC Addict

    The Chicks could end up killing the Ducklings...The age gap is big...
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really True BYC Addict

    No, get them all separated
     
  6. Katie02

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    Could any of them Actually kill each other is my biggest concern?
     
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    chickens really True BYC Addict

    Yes...The Chicks could kill the Ducks..
     
  8. Katie02

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    The difference between the baby chicks and the ducklings that are together is only like maybe 4 or 5 days.
     
  9. Katie02

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    Not trying to sound repetitive just making sure I’m correct. Put silkies, baby chicks and ducklings all in separate brooders? So three seperate ones?
     
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    chickens really True BYC Addict

    That is up to you...I would not keep Chicks and Ducklings together..
     
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  11. chickens really

    chickens really True BYC Addict

    Yep....
     

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