New hens

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Mezzer, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. Mezzer

    Mezzer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Picked up 3 new
    Hens yesterday! :) 2 Cochins and a Delta. My Alpha hen is NOT happy about this at all. She and the Delta both have bloody combs as a result. Hopefully they will get used to each other. [​IMG]

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  2. chicklover56

    chicklover56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful hens!
     
  3. Mezzer

    Mezzer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. :)

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  4. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Lovely hens!

    If your alpha continues to cause trouble, separate her for a few days to help take her down a few notches in the pecking order.
     
  5. Mezzer

    Mezzer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good idea. :) I've been keeping the new girls in the run for today and only letting one newbie out at a time to roam with the older group of hens. It seems to be helping a little. I know that pecks will happen but they were fighting each other like rooster! 0_o hope they can adjust
     

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