Pecking order observations
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Our new Rhode
Island Red hens have been a good addition to the flock.
They seem to get along fine
with the rooster, but the other hens have been giving them the cold
Most of the time they're on
the roost with everybody else, just scooted over to the far end with a
gap between, but the other night I noticed they were huddling in the
That's why I installed yet another roosting station on the other end of
the coop. Maybe giving the original hens some space at night will help
to improve our flock dynamics?