Chickens not eating their food....

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MikaRoo, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. MikaRoo

    MikaRoo Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 27, 2011
    I have 6 hens and 1 rooster. For the past couple of weeks I noticed that they are not eating their feed. They use to get crumbles but I switched to an organic pellet feed at the beginning of December. They are fed out of a rabbit feeder that is screwed into the coop wall. They are eating all the lettuce and seeds and grass I give them but are ignoring their food. I even tried to trick them and mixed some food with their scratch and spread it on the ground and they just picked out all the scratch! I am worried they will lose weight and starve, what should I do?
  2. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2010
    Anderson, Texas
    Quit giving treats & they will eat their pellets.

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