Worried about Gidget!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RAsChickens, May 6, 2017.

  1. RAsChickens

    RAsChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    In February, I purchased 9 pullets from a feed store. 6 Buff Orpingtons and 3 Barred Plymouth Rocks. 2 Buffs and 2 Plymouth Rocks ended up being roosters. They all had bigger combs and wattles than the ones I'm keeping, 5 Buffs and 1 Barred Rock.

    The Barred Rock (I named her Gidget) will not have any one else of her breed with her. Should I be concerned about the Buffs bullying her? They have been together since 2 days old and have never had any problems.
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    No, they should all be fine....tho there may be some change in the pecking order when you remove birds in the flock, it could take a while to sort out.
     
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