Chicks and ducks not eating

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Citychicks1984, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. Citychicks1984

    Citychicks1984 Out Of The Brooder

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    Are there any common reasons why they would stop eating? They nibbled a bit, but when i went to feed them the next morning, some of it was still there. Then the next morning, most of it was still there.
    They all look fine and are behaving normally. Thanks everyone
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    I would check your feed use date and see how it smells, it could be bad. Otherwise do they have access to range or other stuff to eat that they might be filling up on.
     
  3. Citychicks1984

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    Good point. I did recently open up their pen. I didn't think it would impact their consumption this much. Thanks.
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    My feed consumption gets cut in half or more during the warmer months.
     

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