Ask the Expert — October/November 2016

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Ask the Expert — October/November 2016
Add to Favorites One Unlucky Hen? I am an 87-year-old woman, and I was raised on the farm and still live on the farm. In all these years, I have never known a rooster to take a spite out on just one hen. But for the past two years, our rooster has bullied a white hen. He just won’t let her come up when I give them treats. He pecks her head badly. She has stopped coming to my house in the evenings and stays by herself around the chicken house, or in the pasture with the cows. We got rid of the rooster, and a friend gave us a new one, and he is doing the same thing with the same hen. Do you have any clues about this? — Ruth Hill ********************************* Hi Ruth, It sounds like your hen is getting the worst of it. Unfortunately, your roosters

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