Hello all. My family has raised 3 Black Australorps from chicks - our first time with chickens. They hens are now starting to lay, but one turned out to be a roo that we returned to the breeder where he will be well cared for. However, his two sisters that he left behind seem to be missing him - the three of them have been virtually inseparable since birth. We returned the roo yesterday and today I have observed quite a bit of pacing and other behavior that shows they are a little stressed. I have read in the forum that this usually lasts about a week and then they will settle down. In the meantime, I was wondering if there is anything my family can do to make them more comfortable and adjust to the change. I'm thinking we can spend a little more time with them- they always seem to enjoy our company. Just wondering if anyone has some advice to help us make our pets/laying hens more comfortable. Thank you!