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chickens fighting??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chicken Charlotte, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    My baby rooster and baby hen are attacking each other? they are growing up together they have been together since they were in a egg!!!
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    They're working out the pecking order. By fighting, do you mean jumping at each other, chest bumping, flaring neck feathers, pecking and running, right?

    They do this even in the brooder. I have chicks less than a week old doing this. It's perfectly normal.
     
  3. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    [​IMG] strange
     
  4. swimmer

    swimmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My brother and I used to do this all the time growing up. Now we get along great...[​IMG]
     

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