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post #11 of 13
I have two chickens that just seem to be wasting away, despite free chouce range AND grower crumbles. My young rooster is a bag of bones, and the young hen is getting that way.

I bought them (a flock of 6 bielefelders) just a week ago, and we did notice the young rooster was thin when we loaded them, but thought the big rooster was keeping him off food. So, I have been hand feeding him for a week, and he is getting worse.

I started them all on Corrid on Saturday,but now the hen is sick too.
post #12 of 13
My Lil lady is getting very thin now, however that only started within last couple days after her stopping eating anything.
She's happily eating my Greek yogurt/wheat germ/flax slurry but only seems to want it 2real feeding yesterday & today.
The Pedialyte w/prebiotics she drinks ready through out the day.
I only just started with cider vinegar this afternoon.

Could be yours are just stressed and could benefit simply by putting the Pedialyte down instead of water to get them rehydrated.
Simple high protein with healthy stuff for their tummy n intestines is Greek Yogurt (not the non or low fat) make sure you see active live cultures on label. (No matter how they feel, they can't say no to vanilla)
Add Baby Vitamin drops to that and if they'll accept more feed give that too. Even adding some quality feed to the slurry if needed.
Eliminate scratch feed, they need high protein and vitamins and electrolyte s in order to rule out the simple stuff.

Your little lady's tail feathers would indicate she's not happy, sick or stressed etc...
post #13 of 13
Thanks. Thats my Junior Boy. 😢
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