Hen losing weight/ need advice how to gain/ due to pecking order issues

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kelly77, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. kelly77

    kelly77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2012
    She went broody this winter and lost weight but I had then brought her in the house to raise her chicks and she put it all back on. When she was then done raising them and returned to the coop the others have been picking on her. She is at the bottom of the pecking order, the others won't even allow her to perch with them. Anyhow she has now lost all the weight she had put back on ...even placing a dish of food n water in the corner isn't helping. The only thing she wants to eat is cracked corn ...?....and warm oatmeal. She even picks out the cracked corn if I mix it!!! Has anyone dealt with a picking hen that gets picked on?

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