Hello from Alberta

AndreaKingsley

In the Brooder
8 Years
Jun 1, 2011
11
0
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Hello, I am realtively new to keeping chickens, I had 5 barred rocks and 2 sex link girls several years ago but had to find a new home for them when I moved out to Alberta (they are still doing well I and I can visit them anytime). I never had any problems with those birds and assumed raising chicks was easy and generally trouble free. Now, I live in a town and had to wait until I knew the neighbours well enough to convince them chickens were a good idea so on the weekend I picked up 7 new chicks. 3 Rhode Island Red bantams, one golden Wynadotte, one blue Wynadotte, one Partridge Cochin, and an Old English Game hen. All are doing well but the game hen- it was particulaly small when I got her and the breeder said it was a little runty. It seemed healty enough but its health has been steadily declining. I need help and advice on how or if there is anything I can do for it. It is everyones favorite, especially my 7 year old son who is very upset (more specifics are posted under the incubation forum list).
Glad to be a part of the chicken comunity.
Andrea
 

JulieNKC

Crowing
9 Years
Sep 25, 2010
6,636
63
258
Kansas City
Can't help much with your chick. Maybe try giving it some scrambled eggs or other high protein snacks to help her grow?
 

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