The Lone Hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ricknstpete, Oct 31, 2016.

  1. Ricknstpete

    Ricknstpete New Egg

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    Last week 3 neighborhood dogs got into our chicken run and coop and killed 8 of our 9 hens. It was tragic for all of us. What I'm concerned about now is the lone survivor. Will she be ok on her own after watching her flock killed? I noticed it has made her aggressive to my little pug dog which I totally get. We will eventually replace but not right away.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    She'd be happier with a couple of pals to hang out with. I'm pretty sure that she will suffer some level of trauma, but its extent and duration, only she knows.
     

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