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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ilovemyladies!, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. Ilovemyladies!

    Ilovemyladies! Chirping

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    So I just got a Naked Neck Hen, Imogene, and her first night here one of my Golden Comets, Dolly, disappered. She came back the next day with a huge golf ball size wound under her wing. She is in the infirmary now but do you think it was Imogene??
     

  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    Adding a new bird will really disturb flock dynamics. Any one of your birds could have injured the Golden Comet as the pecking order was rearranged.
     
  3. Ilovemyladies!

    Ilovemyladies! Chirping

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    But the Golden Comet won't go near Imogene and Imogene tries to attack her when she sees her.
     
  4. Sounds like Imogene can take care of herself! I always pen new additions side by side with the original flock for a few days. It seems to help the pecking order go more smoothly. [​IMG]
     

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