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Super aggresive 4 week old!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SmokinChick, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. SmokinChick

    SmokinChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 27, 2011
    Kingsville, MD
    He/She jumbs on the other chicks and is constantly chasing them around the brooder.
    I have "it" in a seperate box now. We are activly looking to rehome.
    Does anyone think a time out for the night will work? Or is this bird to far gone?
    Thanks
     
  2. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    I think the time out should be longer than one night. The idea behind the time out is to let the rest of the flock re-establish the pecking order without the offender. Once the new pecking order has been established, the offender is reintroduced again to start at the bottom. I would give it a few days at least.
     

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