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chickens keep pecking each other

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by alistar007, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. alistar007

    alistar007 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 6 chicks, and they all keep pecking at the two youngest ones that i just put in the same coop with them. The two are always hiding in the corner from the others. Is there anything i can do to make them stop, or anything i can out on them??
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Ok, you put the two news ones in too quick without an integration period. See my BYC page for intergration techniques. You may not need to do the same time frame because they are all chicks, but they need an introduction period.
     
  3. Big C

    Big C J & C Farms

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    Would be best if you could introduce them caged within the coop so they can get used to each other. Even then you may have to slowly get them used to each other personally. This may take several days.
     
  4. alistar007

    alistar007 Out Of The Brooder

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    i'll try that out thanks
     

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