Help! bullying going on

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dallandrafae, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. dallandrafae

    dallandrafae Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all, i have a very frighted rooster, and a poland silkie cross who is also very frightened. They are both terrified of my four 18 wk old isa browns. my rooster is 13wks and the silkie cross is 9wks. what do i do? The isa's chase them and they hide under a hutch i have in the corner of the pen. My poor silkie cross wont grow much bigger either. Help! [​IMG]
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    :hugsThat's pretty typical, and I would just make sure there is food and water under the hutch for them to eat and drink....They will all get used to eachother soon.....It just takes time. It's actually good that they have a hiding place......

    Things will get better!
     
  3. dallandrafae

    dallandrafae Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you, all suggestions help. [​IMG]
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Eventually as the rooster grows older, he'll turn the tables on the ISA's. Unfortunately, your silkie cross will most likely remain at the bottom of the pecking order.
     

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