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RIR's and new Golden comets/red stars

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by K-9Dog, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. K-9Dog

    K-9Dog Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 RIR's that are about 7 1/2 months old maybe. just purchased 2 Golden comet/red stars that are maybe 20 plus weeks old and laying. My RIR's are very nasty to the new comets. they stay in the coop most of the time. I have had to use a small soft plastic 6" leaf rack to kind of stop the stuff today after a few days of fighting. I hope it will get better. but any somments would be appreciated. I have to let them haqve access to the coop and nest box area so separating them is not an option and also due to the setup I have too. Thanks.
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It will get better. They have to establish a pecking order and sometimes it gets brutal. If there is no injuries leave them to it, peace will come more quickly. Also the more room they have, the sooner as well
     
  3. K-9Dog

    K-9Dog Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok Thanks! I kind of figured from what i read and know; but I am still new to this chicken thing. :)
     

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