eats toooooo much.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by TreyClark281, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. TreyClark281

    TreyClark281 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i recently got a new chicken from a person formaly in ffa and she just gave me it becasue it had a emotional attachment. well anyways her neck was bent at birth and she walks funny but she eats wwwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyy too much! she just sits at the feeder and eats all day i lock her out of the coop sometimes because she will eat all the food. i dont have time to keep track of school chores homework and the chickens. what do i do.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Could you maybe post a pic of this said bird? I hope it's not a cornish x.
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That is exactly what I am thinking, silkie.
     
  4. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep, I was thinking how a chicken could eat to much? Unless it is a cornishX.

    bigzio
     
  5. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Worms could be another potential. Robbing all the nutrients from the chicken so they consume more food.
     
  6. TreyClark281

    TreyClark281 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ill try to get a pic up i lost my digital cammera.
    i have my film. i just need to get it devloped.
     
  7. ecow

    ecow New Egg

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    How about just a quick description? Cornish X would be white so if your food fiend is a different color that would most likely indicate that it isn't a meat bird and if she isn't totally overweight a good candidate for deworming.
     

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