Lonesome minorcan

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by stephen k, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. stephen k

    stephen k Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys.me an my gf have a minorcan and it hasn't settled at all in the 3 months we hav had it.it fights with every hen (they dnt bother with it) an when they roam the garden it won't go out of the coop.its stopped eatin.the only exercise it gets it leavin the coop and goin bk in again!if we go near it it goes mad!any suggestions are very welcome [​IMG]
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    [​IMG] to BYC!

    It might be time for the stew pot for this bird. Some birds just never do get along with others and you can't change their personalities.

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
  3. fintuckyfarms

    fintuckyfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine is also a little stand off'ish. First one to roost and last one out. She gets picked on by the bar rocks but has made friends with a lavender Orpington. She does not like the cold!
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! They can be a temperamental breed, but if she is not eating, and won't go out of the coop, sounds like she is ill. You might want to examine her closely and post on the Emergencies forum about her.
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! x2 on Kelsie's advice, good luck to you.
     
  6. stephen k

    stephen k Out Of The Brooder

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    When I feed my other 13 hens they eat no prob but this 1 just picks thru an doesn't make friends at all.its a lovely hen but it causes a lot of bother.thanks for all your help!this is the best app ever [​IMG]
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Minorcas can be flighty. If she has survived for three months she is eating enough.
     
  8. stephen k

    stephen k Out Of The Brooder

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    It's flighty but by now I thot it would of taken to the other hens now and us.we look after our hens well and are good to them.the hen is awful hard work but we wouldn't want any harm to come of it!
     
  9. Bluebee

    Bluebee Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us. x3 on Kelsie's advice.
     

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