digestion problem?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by aswin ragh, Oct 21, 2017.

  1. aswin ragh

    aswin ragh Hatching

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    I am a beginner. I feed my chicken mainly, wheet .in my hen's droppings we can see whole wheet with out any changes. is there any digestion problem?. she stopped laying eggs. please help me by suggesting medicine.
     
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    Arya28 Songster

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    Hi and :welcome!

    Does she have access to any grit? Grit is anything such as ground up granite, dug up dirt, etc. that they can eat. It will go into her crop and help to break down the foods that she is eating. They can't digest anything other than chicken food without it.

    Hope this helps!
     
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    Arya28 Songster

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    If they are outside and are pecking at grass and get the dirt at the bottom that generally works. We also have recently started to provide some clay/tiny stones from our creek with the mud. That works too.
     
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    Arya28 Songster

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    Also though, is wheat all you are feeding her? Does she have access to regular chicken food or do you supplement her nutrient intake with anything else? They shouldn't just be fed one thing, so that they can have a balanced diet.
     
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  5. KikisGirls

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    Do you not feed a 'regular' COMPLETE chicken feed?
    She probably isn't getting the proper nutrition from just wheat.

    Chickens need a certain amount of protein and calcium, among many other things, just to produce an egg.
     
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  6. aswin ragh

    aswin ragh Hatching

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    thanks
     
  7. Fouway Farms

    Fouway Farms In the Brooder

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    Try Apple Cider Vinegar, it may help with digestion!
     
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  8. aswin ragh

    aswin ragh Hatching

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    thanks, i will try it
     
  9. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Free Ranging

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    ACV with the Mother 1T/gallon of water
     
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