HELP- Hens attacking new Phoenix rooster! double post! sorry

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ticks, Jun 15, 2008.

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    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    I just got my new rooster home today from Alycia. I put him in with my hens that are .5 a week younger than him, but he is much, much smaller. My hens keep doing a long "eewwwwww" hiss sound. When they get close to him they puff up and jump jump on his back and peck him. I am worried the will gang beat him to death. What do I do?
     
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2008
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    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    double post! mods erase please.
     

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