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Aggressive hen

I have a hen that picks on another hen called  Daisyyso badly that half her feathers were pluckedout. How do I change the behaviour of thisdominant hen t


  • undautriundautri Senior Member
    have they got plenty of room? the main reason for this aggression is cramped spaces . if theres enough room then the bullied one has a chance to get away . also it helps if there are objects in the run for the bullied one to jump onto or escape around and its also a good idea to have more than 1 feeder incase this is food aggression
    if its not agression but merely plucking feathers it could mean that your bully needs more protein in her diet or it may just be a habit shes picked up - try hanging up treats for them to peck  to satisfy their need to peck . millet sprays are a good treat for this
     hope this helps
    is it just the 2 you have?
    kath x
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