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Introducing new pullet to existing flock

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickens112, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. chickens112

    chickens112 Songster

    Aug 10, 2008
    Cuero Tx
    I have a bantam cochin pullet that I am trying to introduce into my Frizzle group. I put her in at night and the next moring the rooster was bawking and bawking. Today I went to check on it and the rooster and two hens had pecked the feathers off the top of its head and it was bleeding. Can anyone help tell me a better way to introduce a new pullet to existing flock? Right now I have the bird seperated so it can heal. Thanks.

  2. Omran

    Omran Songster

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Quote:The best way is to read the frequently Asked questions in the BYC fourm, Because there are diffrent ways and each one works diffrent from case to the other.

    Best luck.

  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Whatever you do, don't introduce her if she still makes noises like a baby chick! They will kill her eventually. I don't know why they do it but they will! Be sure she sounds mature as much as looks it. [​IMG]

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