Loosing a flock member!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by 757chickenchick, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. 757chickenchick

    757chickenchick New Egg

    Mar 8, 2016
    Hi! I'm new here and new to chickens. We received a small flock of random birds for Christmas. They were about 3-4 months old at the time . Well one has turned out to be a strapping young lad who's learning his voice very quickly. I'm so upset because it was my favorite and I have to get rid of him this week. My city will not allow roosters. My question/concern is: can two hens be left together and be okay? I don't have the money to build a quarantine right now to add to the flock and o surely don't want to mess these ladies up! I'm so attached to all of them!

    Side info: he's going to a good home of a family friend so at least he won't be dinner! [​IMG]
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Shazam Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    They should be fine together.
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    They may be glad he's gone...lol.
    There's no telling with live animals how they might react to any change n their environment.

    They may act a bit odd for a week or so,
    not because they are mourning his departure,
    but because it changes the dynamic of the 'flock'.

    Give them time, they'll be fine.
  4. Islander11

    Islander11 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 4, 2014
    Rhode Island
    wow! glad he's not dinner, he looks awesome!

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