not getting along with the rest of the chickens.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cseaman9, Sep 29, 2016.

  1. cseaman9

    cseaman9 New Egg

    Sep 29, 2016
    I have 6 hens and one rooster. One of the hens was attacked by two dog but had no puncture wounds. She was definitely stress and not herself. We kept her separated for a week from the other to let her recover. When we put her back out she stay away from the others. I put her in the run with the others and they started pecking at her and jumping on her. Especially the rooster. I took her out and separated her from the group. I have found I can put her in the coop before the others and they leave her alone on the roost. How can I get her out of the coop and back with the rest of the gang?
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC!

    Sounds like a single integration issue.....
    .....once you take a bird out of the flock, it doesn't take long for them to become a 'stranger'.

    I think @CTKen has some good links for this situation.

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