newly introduced bantam gets reallly picked on NEED HELP!

djmooney

Songster
10 Years
May 13, 2009
172
1
119
i put a knew bantam hen with my other two new bantams, hen/roo
and then they picked on her so bad she had no feather on here hed. i need them to be together and dont want two coops. what should i do. they only pick on her when she runs.
 

silkiechicken

Staff PhD
Premium Feather Member
12 Years
13 Years
Jan 25, 2007
21,494
976
393
Everett WA/Corvallis OR
Ideally, you should have quarantined the new one for a month to make sure she adjusts to the local flora and to ensure that no pests or disease was hiding.

Now they are together, it should take a few weeks to figure out the new pecking order so a a bit of fighting is normal.
 

New posts New threads Active threads

Top Bottom