Stressed chicken

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chick2chicken, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. Chick2chicken

    Chick2chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think the transition to my home has been hard on my chickens and I think they are all a bit stressed, is there anything I can do to help them?
    thanks
    -chick2chicken
     
  2. Table4Six

    Table4Six Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There really isn't much you can do. After a week or two they should adjust, but for now you just have to let them get used to their new home. How long has it been since you moved? When I moved my chickens, they adjusted after about 5 days.
     
  3. Chick2chicken

    Chick2chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks
     
  4. Vpridefarm

    Vpridefarm New Egg

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    Agreed, adjustment takes a while. You may be able to help it along with some "treats" or "comfort foods", but it is no guarantee. But in the end, they will settle in.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    How long have they been at your house?
    Did you add them to an existing flock?
     

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