how long for hens to adjust to younger birds?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lowry075, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. lowry075

    lowry075 Songster

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    Hi, I have commented about my year old fussing about my teen chciks ( three of them), but I am slightly concerned, she appears to dislike them and won't stop squaking at them. They are in the coop/ run during the day at this point, seperated by chicken wire. Has anyone ever had someone NOT adjust?
     

  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Nope. I've integrated lots of times and though some take longer than others, I've never had one not adjust.
     
  3. moetrout

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    Sounds normal to me. Let them all free range together and see how it goes. Make sure some treats are available to distract them a bit.
     

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