Help with Re-introducing my hen who was sick

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  1. jjjjiggs

    jjjjiggs New Egg

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    Hi everyone,

    I am new to all of this. I raised 4 hens from 1 day old, and they have been great! A week ago one of my hen's was just standing around, eyes half closed, so got her to the vet, and now 7 days later with treatment she is all good.

    I put her back in the coop in a separate area for most of the day today. She paced back and forth looking for a way out and seemed so stressed, so after 4 hours I let her out in a slightly larger area with one of the other hens. They got along all fine, but then the other 2 hens were struggling to find a way in to this smaller area. I eventually had them all together and they all got along. A few hours later I let them have the whole yard together, dust bathing and all. All seems good, but...

    Do you think I should bring her in again for the night, or let her stay in the coop?
     
  2. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Welcome...

    Thinking she will fine. :)
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sounds good.
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. Like the other members, I am sure that she will be fine.

    CT
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! I'd let her spend the night in the coop with the others. It sounds like she is o.k. and everything's fine despite her brief absence from the flock.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. jjjjiggs

    jjjjiggs New Egg

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    Good Morning!

    All is good, everyone is getting along just fine :) Whew!

    Thanks :)
     

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