Chicken won't eat please help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dolphinops, Sep 13, 2014.

  1. dolphinops

    dolphinops New Egg

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    So one of my barred rocks recently had flystrike which she recovered from but now she won't eat her feed she'll eat treats we give her and when we let her outside she scratches and pecks like normal but she won't eat her feed also her poop is practically water please help!
     
  2. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    For how long has she not been eating?
     
  3. dolphinops

    dolphinops New Egg

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    Like at a max a week she has been acting normal and eating the grass but not her feed
     
  4. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Is the feed off maybe?
     
  5. dolphinops

    dolphinops New Egg

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    No the feed is fine all the other chickens are eating it and I've tried 2 different feeds
     
  6. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Anything wrong with her crop?
    Wonder if you spread the feed like treats if she'd eat. What do you put their feed in? Maybe it an issue with the feed container for some reason...
    What kind of treats is she eating?
     
  7. dolphinops

    dolphinops New Egg

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    She has eaten bread popcorn and what she can find in the yard when she's outside
     
  8. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Oh chickens are weird sometimes. See if she eats it sprinkled on the ground. And if that doesn't work try some healthier treats.... Make some scrambled eggs, something with protein.
    Could something be wrong with her beak?
     
  9. dolphinops

    dolphinops New Egg

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    I'll try the eggs, she has had some yogurt though
     
  10. dolphinops

    dolphinops New Egg

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    Also when I checked her crop this morning it felt like there was something in there
     

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