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POULTRY POWER PLAY

“Individual circumstances will determine the level of aggression, but owners of new birds can anticipate some henhouse unrest for the first few days and even weeks”

New chooks! So exciting. But long-term inhabitants of the henhouse are never as welcoming as the happy owner. Fowls, waterfowl, guineas, turkeys and especially quail view new arrivals with suspicion and go through a period of hostility and bullying before accepting the outsiders.

Could this be an exaggeration? Individual circumstances will determine the level of aggression, but owners of new birds can anticipate some henhouse unrest

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