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Hen being bullied, not eating...Help!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kmo0189, Sep 22, 2014.

  1. kmo0189

    kmo0189 In the Brooder

    Apr 5, 2013
    I have 5 hens all about 1-1/2 years old. I have 3 RIR, 1 buff orphington, and 1 cornish. The cornish is getting bullied bad and it is to the point now that she stays in the nesting box all day and night. I'm pretty sure she is not eating or drinking. This has been going on for 2 days now. I try to feed her from my hand, but she will not eat. I'm not sure where I should go from here. Should I be thinking it's time to slaughter her since she is not eating anything. I don't want her to be suffering and I feel if I don't do anything soon I may lose her. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!

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