lonely chicken

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by xGemx, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. xGemx

    xGemx Hatching

    Jun 11, 2010
    Hi everyone I'm new to the site and new to owning chickens. I have two Bluebell chickens Bea and Bluebell and two bantam sussex chickens one white Sweetpea and one buff Dandilion.
    My Buff has always slept with the light sussex (I bought her with) every night since I got them (1 and a half weeks ago) but now she is being left in the cold whilst the other 3 are huddled together all nice and toastie. They don't seem to be pecking her or bothering her during the day. Will she be ok?
    Thanks Gem
  2. russ_t

    russ_t In the Brooder

    Jan 6, 2009
    Taylor, Texas
    As long as she is warm enough she will be fine. Make sure she gets her share of food and water. Usually chicks that are huddled together are trying to get warm. I could be the the lone girls is al right and the others are cool. I am not sure how old they are from your post. If they are 1-1/2 weeks old, I guess that you still have a light on them. Do you mean that she is out in the cold literally or figuratively?

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