I was hoping that you could offer advice, as we are new to having chickens. We bought 6 day-old pullets in March and they are now 14 weeks old. One of those pullets turned out to be a rooster, but that is fine, as we totally love having him around. Our local feed store was selling 19 week old New Hampshire Red pullets and we stupidly bought 3 of them. We bought them around noon on Sunday and did wait until the others went into the hen house to bring in the newbies, but I dont think that we waited long enough, as they are still being picked on. One of the new ones is very timid. She feels safe in the nesting box and wont come out unless we take her out. These 3 had their beaks clipped we never clipped ours, so the newcomers have an unfair disadvantage. All but 2 have now seemed to accept the new ones. I have 2 rabbit cages and took the wire top off and periodically put them over the 2 biggest bullies, keeping them with everyone else, but caged so they cant attack the new ones. We have a 4x8 hen house and 8x8 run, plus they all get 1-3 hours to free roam in our yard when we get home from work. We dont see any blood and have the Blue Coat just in case. Is there anything else we can do? I feel so awful I would never have gotten these 3 if I knew that they would be picked on. Its only been 2-1/2 days. Will it stop? Thank you for any advise you can give me. Wife and mother of 3 children, 2 dogs, 3 cats, 1 rabbit, 8 hens, 1 rooster and a variety of koi and goldfish.