Lonely girl?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Nichole77, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. Nichole77

    Nichole77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I was given a cute little pullet but she has no friends. My small flock is established and set in their ways. They didn't accept the 2 little cockerels ( that were supposed to be pullets). So this one is all alone. Will se be ok or do I get her a friend? And if I get her a friend will she accept it? Thanks
     
  2. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    She might...or you could have yourself a house chicken...hint hint...
     
  3. Nichole77

    Nichole77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I totally thought of that.
     
  4. s6bee

    s6bee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have a seperate area where your lonely pullet is, can you add one of the "nicer" gals from the established group with her? Then maybe add one more once they are good together? Sometimes going slow will help. This could take a little while but may be the way it will work.

    Any other input folks?
     
  5. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    Chickens are very social. She definitely needs a chicken friend.

    How old is she? Can you find a pullet near her age to introduce her to?

    I have no experience with house chickens (mine are only in the house as chicks) so I can't address whether she would need a chicken friend in that situation, but I'd still think so.
     

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