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Not Socializing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Peneliva, Feb 17, 2014.

  1. Peneliva

    Peneliva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there..just added two new chickens to my existing bunch. (Yes I quarantined.)

    So my BO doesn't want to come out of the coop. She just hangs out in there roosting and walking around. Is it because she is new and scared of the others?

    The others haven't really picked on her. The leghorn and her are friends. The leghorn hasn't been afraid and is down in the run with the others?

    She is healthy.

    Ideas?
     
  2. Peneliva

    Peneliva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bumpity.
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    It sounds like she is playing it safe and keeping to herself.
     
  4. Peneliva

    Peneliva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Will she eventually venture down and become a member of my tiny flock?
     
  5. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

     
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2014
  6. Peneliva

    Peneliva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well I don't have a rooster...however I do have a dominant hen.
     

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