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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Missbehavin, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. Missbehavin

    Missbehavin In the Brooder

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    I recently got two new chickens an americana and a Plymouth rock. My 15 wk old buffs will not associate with the rock. She will not even go into the coop with the others at night. I have to pick her up and put her in there. Then if she is on the same roost they pick her. Is this normal and will they outgrow it? I hope so cuz i feel so bad for her. The new hens are pullets but i have no idea what age. They are not laying.
     

  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Songster

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    I believe its normal. They just don't know that they're a family. Don't worry, they should grow out of it.
     

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