I have a BULLY in my flock.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickenmadame, Apr 3, 2011.

  1. chickenmadame

    chickenmadame Out Of The Brooder

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    I have seperated and treated the two that have been pecked a lot. But it seems to me that my head hen is a bit of a bully. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Sorin

    Sorin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would separate the bully! Keep her separate for a week or so, then when you put her back in she will be knocked down a peg or two. The only other option is to rehome her [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    eat the bully [​IMG]
     
  4. Thatchickenguy

    Thatchickenguy Out Of The Brooder

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    Get a roo to show her who's boss
     
  5. LittleChickenLady

    LittleChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:This made me chuckle. [​IMG]


    But seriously, I'd put the bully in "jail" for a while. That should do the trick.

    I always think of it being humiliating for the one in "jail" so they quit being a butthead so the other chickens will quit making fun of them. [​IMG]
     
  6. chickenmadame

    chickenmadame Out Of The Brooder

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    I think I found my problem!! The red light is not very red......and the one chicken got pooped on, sticking her feathers together exposing skin. Peck away! SO, I seperated the two pecked ladies, changed bulbs, and everyone is looking good! Now I have 5 newbies coming today. What bin do I put them in? Pecked? or bully?
     

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