introducing new hens

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

  1. ferreterni

    ferreterni Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yes, very normal. The pecking order is established if they have settled down.
     

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