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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by duck walk, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. duck walk

    duck walk Songster

    Jun 13, 2009
    white springs, fl
    so I got 30 chicks 2 wks ago from MM...10 RRs, 10EEs, and 10 BOs...all pullets...yesterday the RRs and EEs ganged up on the BOs and I had to seperate them...my blond babies are in the shed under a red heat lamp, the 20 hooligans are elsewhere with their own heater etc.. What is up with that? They woud have killed the BOs one bite at a time...there was blood around the base of all BO tails...they are so mellow and together and not picking each other...I am on them like white on rice to monitor that situation...I did clean them up, washed all blood traces away and sprayed their butts with some antiseptic stuff I got from the vet...the EEs and RRs are not picking on each other...hoodlums...[​IMG]

  2. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Crowing

    Jun 17, 2009
    Northern CA
    I know it's not funny, but I love the word "hooligans!"
  3. FarmerChick

    FarmerChick Songster

    Jul 30, 2008
    North Carolina
    world of nature happening. right from birth it is a game of survival of the fittest...even the littlest bird knows that.

    yes hooligans...funny word along with hoodlums..LOL

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