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Skitzo Chicken?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FRENZY, Nov 24, 2008.

  1. FRENZY

    FRENZY Out Of The Brooder

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    Nov 1, 2008
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    I have had my flock for 2 years. I have 4 Hens one is a Aruacauna.
    For the past five months my Aruacauna is acting very skitzo and will not come out of the coop until I come home to let her out of the pen. The other chickens will not let her sleep with them or eat with them so I have to feed her seperate. And when I do let them free-range, if they see her eating, they harass her and she runs off. I don't know what to do about this problem. I feel she is being isolated. Has anybody else had this problem? Is it because of her breed?

    Thanks!

    Frenzy.
     
  2. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    South GA
    What breed are your other birds?
    I have two sort of new hens(1 sumatra and 1 red sexlink) that still don't fit all the way in the flock ,and my australorp hens won't let them eat unless they are by my rooster or me when they eat.
     

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