Nobody likes her!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BeccaB00, Dec 30, 2010.

  1. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rosalina, My little game hen is not very social. Everybody hates her!

    EVERY chicken I have flogs and picks on her. unless, ofcaorse they're

    younger than her Even her brothers and

    sisters who she's been with since birth. Everyone of the birds got

    along with each other, but all hated her. Why is this? I mean I worry

    about putting roosters with her cause they don't let her eat hardly.

    She's not confident around other chickens. But, If there is a chick younger

    than her around, she takes advantage of that and literally tries to kill it.

    I think she knows shes the boss of chicks. [​IMG] But..I have no idea it's crazy.

    I don't want to let her out in my yard because shes a small breed, and would

    get eaten with-in days. But I don't really have an extra pen to keep her in by

    herself. Why is she like this?! We seperated her from her brothers and sisters

    a few months ago. So no worries about in-breeding, but still. She's hated by

    everyone! Poor girl! Any advice on WHY this may be, would be greatly appreciated.

    thanks

    Becca
     
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2010
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    She is low man on the totem pole, it sounds like.
    She has become the target of all of the hens that are higher in the pecking order.
    If they are hurting her and you are unable to separate her, you may have to get rid of her in order to keep her safe. [​IMG]
    Hope it works out for you and for her.
     

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