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how to reintroduce a chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sue Wiles, Oct 23, 2015.

  1. Sue Wiles

    Sue Wiles New Egg

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    and.... i had a sick chicken who is now well...how do i reintroduce her to the others i only have 2 others a bantam and then another Silver laced Wynedotte the bantam (McNugget named before we knew her breed) keeps attacking the one who was ill.
     
  2. Oglan

    Oglan Out Of The Brooder

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may want to put the fighter in time out - keeping it in a crate for a few days - in hopes her attitude mellows. If not, you may want to get pinless peepers for her which hopefully will stop the pecking.
     
  4. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] so glad you have joined us.

    I am also in the process of reintegrating a recovered hen to her flock. It is quite a challenge, and there's a lot of information on site to help guide you.

    If you are interested, here's a link to my current adventure: post #1

    Do place her in a protected cage or dog crate among the others until you no longer see aggression towards her. Then begin supervised visits and be prepared to rescue her. And most of all be patient. In my case, it is taking a lot longer than I had expected. But hope your adventure will go smoothly and she will be back with the others really soon.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    The other greeters have given you some good links and suggestions so I'll just say hi, glad to have you here!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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