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Hen won't come out of coop!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bbowen217, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. bbowen217

    bbowen217 New Egg

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    I have a Rhode Island Red hen that will not leave the coop. I've noticed that her top beak is broken off and that part of her cone on her face is white. Is she sick? Does she need to be culled? Would you eat her? These are my questions. I'm new to raising chickens.
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you think that she suffered physical injury, and recovery does not look good, then you have to do what you think is best. If a chicken is sick from other diseases, other than physical, injury, I don't suggest eating such.
    This is slightly difficult for me to answer, since I only keep chickens as pets. Would be too difficult to eat them.
    Just so you know.... I eat plenty of chickens from the grocery store. I also chicken out at KFC. as well.
    WISHING YOU BEST. and [​IMG]
     
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  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    A pic of the injuries and more information about your birds and coop/run would help.
     
  4. frank3399

    frank3399 Just Hatched

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