Fat hen

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by 15shenyl, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. 15shenyl

    15shenyl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2012
    Yakima Washington
    i have a little Salmon Faverolle hen that is way to fat. I want to show her at the fair but will be docked points if she is this big. I think she is 2 or 3 pounds over weight, she needs to be around 4 pounds. I give them snacks, fruit and vegetable based, I put corn on the ground as a treat when I come home, it gives them something to do for a while. She eats the same as the others but the others are at the right weight. Is there a way I can have her loose weight without really effecting the rest of my hens. One thing I notice is that she never runs like the others, she walks everywhere she goes, will it help if I find a way to make her run?

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