Two 6-Week Pullets Having LOTS of Fights

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by adcockfarm, Jan 28, 2017.

  1. adcockfarm

    adcockfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi we have 2 6 week pullets, they are very jumpy and they will bounce around then stand up and jump at each other and jump ON each other (a pecking order fight) but it happens a lot, especially when they are outside with space. like multiple times an hour. they have been together for their whole lives, so it is no one new. We are trying to introduce a 3- week pullet but when they have these fights, both have stepped on her because she is so small and they are REALLY jumpy. HELP
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Normal sparring....most all chicks will do this, cockerels may do it more.
     
  3. adcockfarm

    adcockfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok Great! just wanted to make sure nothing was wrong
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    It's normal. More playing/mock fighting than anything. Same as watching two kittens grapple and roll around, or two puppies tussle over a toy. they've got to do something to pass the time, they can't get on Face Book or BYC and talk to friends [​IMG]
     
  5. adcockfarm

    adcockfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol thanks!
     

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