Help 3 week old chick being picked on by sibling chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Pheobe_nz, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. Pheobe_nz

    Pheobe_nz Out Of The Brooder

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    Help
    my white araucana roo chick is being attacked by the other chicks
    he is slightly smaller than the lavender araucanas
    He is terrified!
    No major injuries as I seperated him out into a spare rabbit hutch I have
    Have put him with another favorolle chick from same clutch that isnt agro at him so he has company and warmth
    Why does this happen?
    Will they be ok at night just 2 outside in rabbit hutch
    Its summer here in New Zealand but we are having some cool wet days
    I have plenty of bedding in hutch and its water tight but have tarped run incase
    These chicks have been outside from day one as raised by my broody
    I just hope he will be ok without a mum at 3 weeks
    any advice would be great
    Thanks
    Natasha
     
  2. Pheobe_nz

    Pheobe_nz Out Of The Brooder

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    and it was only the lavender araucanas doing the attacking
    7 baby chicks together and the favorolles where fine with him just 2 or 3 of the lavender araucanas
     

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