Help! Mom pecking baby!

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  1. The baby is 15 days old.
    This is the moms first time raising a baby.
    The mom pecked it atleast 5 times in 6 minutes.
    I am new to chickens.
    Please help!

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  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Is she driving it away or what? I have one that will peck them to keep them under her sometimes. And I've seen them drive one away for no apparent reason. Let things be and watch her a good while. You might have to take that chick away but I hope not. If she's not actually hurting it and is allowing it to stay with her, probably things will be fine.
     
  3. I just relized that she is pecking it to tell it to stay near. Thanks guys!
     

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