Fattening foods?!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by charlottejb, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. charlottejb

    charlottejb New Egg

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    My 1yr old black rock hen has always been quite skinny, the rest of them are really quite big! I always make sure she gets fed well because she's not as confident as the others, but she never puts on weight? Her poos are completely normal and it doesn't affect her much, but I can feel her breast bone really easily, so I was wondering if you guys new of any extra fattening foods that could help her? Especially now it's getting colder here in Scotland. Any advice welcome!
     
  2. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    She could be wormy. That aside, bumping up her energy intake with something she likes can help. Try providing whole corn. Do not let it represent more than 1/4 of her intake.
     

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