hen pecking chicks

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nikomylove, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. nikomylove

    nikomylove New Egg

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    my 2 silkie hens sat on 15 eggs. 11 hatched great. 3 one hen pecked at them. one baby is in really bad shape. how can i help the little one. he is about 8 hours old.
     
  2. bragabit

    bragabit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Usually the mama hen gets angry when someone bothers her chicks. Maybe you need to isolate the non-mommy hen from the others for a day to let bonding occur.
     

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