I know what needs to be done, but it can't be done until this weekend. In the mean time, I need a quick fix and help. Scenario: I built my run to accommodate my 13 chickens. We have a 10 x 20 run and a 6 x 12 coop. A "friend" got chicks at the same time I did. I won't tell you all the details of how he had them... However, he went from 40+ chicks to 18 pullets. Why? because they were housed in a very very very small box (4x4, maybe). They were killing each other and/or suffocating so he brought them and dumped them in my coop because it was "huge and had tons of space!" Now I have 30 pullets and one cockerel in my area (ages?all (mine and his both) were gotten the weekend before Easter at TSC, all fully feathered and starting to cluck) . My chick(ens) have already killed one of the new comers. Even though they are all about the same age, mine are nearly twice the size of the new comers. Two more were bloodied pretty badly tonight and I have put them in with my goats. I have a plan to expand the coop. But it involves building a new goat pen first and me being off for the weekend. So we can't start the one until Saturday. Thus we can't do the second (expanded coop) until the first (goat pen) is completed. Any help on how to manage this mess until I can remedy the coop is greatly appreciated. I really really do not want this many chickens. But since they are here, I need to make the best for them. Not to mention, I don't want MINE to end up being the ones to be "hen pecked." The new area will add a 4 x6 space to the coop and a 10 x 10 space to the run. I am not even sure if that is enough added space for this many birds. Please on comments on the "friend", don't give any. I came here for help and not friend bashing. I am not happy about the situation, but I need help with what I have got. Thanks for any and all advise with the above.