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Chicken little isn't eating

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickens girl, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. chickens girl

    chickens girl New Egg

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    Help!! My dear chicken little is indoors, because she never leaves the coop, doesn't eat or drink water. Her comb looks dry and smaller than usual.
     
  2. ChickenChaser9

    ChickenChaser9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any other health issues or symptoms that you observe? Scrambled eggs are often enticing for chickens to eat, served not too hot.
     
  3. chickens girl

    chickens girl New Egg

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    Her comb looks dry, she has lost weight which is bad because she is already a tiny bird. As a rule she loves meal worms and refused them as well as all other food. I know my other two chickens have been pecking at her. I've brought her indoors when it's been really cold and I'm afraid I messed with the pecking order, they seemed to be equals. I don't know if it's because she is sick or because she is so small. Someone told me to eat her. NEVER!!
     
  4. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    On the MN prairie.
    I would post on the Emergencies and Diseases section of the forum - you might get some answers there. It could be that the other chickens are picking on her because they sense she is sickly.
     

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