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Why are my chicks picking on my frizzle chick!?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by boogins, Sep 12, 2014.

  1. boogins

    boogins Out Of The Brooder

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    I have six chicks the same age (about 4 weeks old): two silkies, one frizzle, and i have been told my other three are cochins-- one blue cochin and the other are multi-colored. My two multi-colored chicks are fighting w my frizzle, but everyone else gets along. Any ideas why?
    I have seperated them, but cannot raise them separately. Not sure what to do. I love my little frizzle![​IMG]

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  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It might just be that they're not really trying to pick on him but the frizzle feathers are intriguing for them. It also could be that it's an early pecking order. Was your frizzle bleeding at all from the attack?
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    x2. Even very young chicks will squabble for their place in the pecking order. If no one is bleeding or getting injured, I'd put them back together and leave them that way.
     
  4. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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  5. boogins

    boogins Out Of The Brooder

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    Nope. No bleeding. I hope they learn to get along!! Thanks for the help!
     

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