Introducing New Hen!!! HELP PLEASE

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mmcevoy, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. mmcevoy

    mmcevoy Hatching

    Jun 14, 2016
    I have two hens and have just introduced a new one to the group. I have been keeping the separated so that they can get used to each other however the two originals are getting through the separation I have put up. So I have ended up letting them all be in together. The original two are pecking the new one but only when she gets in their way. I am keeping my eye on the new hen to make sure she does not get injured. Do you think it is ok to leave them all together????? Any advise would be appreciated! Thanks

  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    That sounds fine, normal and rather mild for an integration of one into a tiny flock.
    As long as noone's getting pinned down and beaten unmercilessly or bleeding copiously best to let them work it out.
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