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Integrating sick chicken ?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Amyh, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. Amyh

    Amyh Songster

    Jul 11, 2010
    North Carolina
    I have a young Barred Rock pullet that had been pecked by her flock mates. Her wing was terribly bruised and wounded. I isolated her and treated her injuries and now she's almost ready to go back into the flock.

    How should I get her back in....? She is young, three months, compared to hens ranging from 7 months to three months. I could put her in a cage in the larger coop, if that's the best way to do this.

    Any advice?

  2. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Songster

    Mar 31, 2009
    SouthEast Texas
    How long has she been separated?

    I think that the cage in the coop is a good idea if your birds are fairly aggressive. If you free range, however, i would let her free range with them and see how that goes. Your breeds are fairly docile, so she might be able to join the crowd a little easier, instead of continuing to isolate her in a cage if you don't have to.

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