Problem for winter

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Cheryl925, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. Cheryl925

    Cheryl925 Out Of The Brooder

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    Evening y'all big chilling with my peeps from long island!!! This is my question...my EE currently roosts at night outside the coop in top. My other four won't let her in at night. She gets feather picked by my alpha RIR. In winter, what do I do. She's docile so I could throw her in and hope fir the best. No I know the'll probably kill her the first night. Now, chicken diapers and a house chicken in winter us not an option...so don't suggest that. There's no room to build a coop annex fir just her al a Anne frank. So what do I do?
     
  2. Cheryl925

    Cheryl925 Out Of The Brooder

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    By the way, she's the only one who's yet to lay....hmmm...stress maybe?
     
  3. MrChicken207

    MrChicken207 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe remove the alpha RIR, and segregate her. put the EE in and after a few days (maybe a week?) put the RIR back in. It might actually reorganize the pecking order dynamics. if that doesn't work, There are several other options that you could consider, but I'd try the options that lets you keep all of them first.
     
  4. Cheryl925

    Cheryl925 Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow I need spell check on these blasted posts!!!
     
  5. NevadaRon

    NevadaRon Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Try Mrchicken's suggestion. If that doesn't work, you could always rehome her.
     

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