Introduction to existing flock

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by blueberrysilky, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. blueberrysilky

    blueberrysilky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 28, 2015
    Archdale, NC
    I have a Buff Orpington pair currently, the hen of the pair was very docile and was welcoming to the newcomers. The rooster however was mad and mounted to the new chick (12weeks). Then he decided to guard the coop door while the 12 weeks chicks hitched down and slept, that was when I checked on them and put them in their hutch where it was warm and not deadly. What can I do to to make him more welcoming to the chicks?
  2. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 3, 2015
    Amo, IN
    I would separate him for a while. Good luck.

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