I joined today for a couple reasons. I have 6 chickens, all buff Orpington. Three of them are almost a year old (two girls and a boy) , and three are about 2 months old(one girl and two boys). My mother also has chickens and is a big fan of this site for advice. So, the main reason I joined is because I'm having an issue introducing the babies into the coop (we hatched them ourselves from the eggs of the adults). I tried about a month ago, and one of them was pecked to death by one of the adult females while I was at work. This left us with only three babies. I followed the advice I found on here, about introducing them in the middle of the night, and keeping them separated at first. Well, once all seemed fine, I let them all hang out together for the day and came home to a dead baby. It was very sad. So, I brought the remaining three back inside to grow a bit more. Last night, I put them back out in the coop, while the adults were asleep. At some point a little while later, I heard some commotion. I went outside to check and sure enough, an adult female was pecking away at the baby girl. Thank goodness I caught it and the little one is doing fine. I brought her in, cleaned her up and separated the chickens again. I would keep them segregated, except our coop really isn't conducive to that. And, I was planning to bring the two boys to my mother, as my neighborhood would not be happy with the crowing of three roosters. But, I can't have just one little baby girl all by herself. So, what should I do? Any suggestions? On a side note, I've noticed that my adults are all pretty aggressive, and love to attack the fence whenever someone is walking by. Any advice offered is greatly appreciated! Thank you!!