introducing new hens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ferreterni, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. ferreterni

    ferreterni In the Brooder

    Jun 7, 2008
    I introduced a young minorca bantam in with my oegbs, have had the oegbs in the pen for a month before adding the minorca. Is it normal enough to get a bit of fighting and pecking? the minorca was in a seperate run next to the oegbs for a week before i put her in, things are quieter now and they have a house each in the run so hopefully they should get the hang of each other.
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Yes, very normal. The pecking order is established if they have settled down.

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