How do you tell if your chickens under weight?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by happyhens44, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    When I get home from school, I feed and water my chickens. And Im reconizing that 2 of my hens ( there at the bottom of the pecking order) dont eat much, and I wanted to know is there any any simple ways to tell if there under weight? beside weighing them...
     
  2. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They say if you can feel the breast bone and it's prominent then they're under weight. Maybe try to feed them seperately for awhile [​IMG]
     

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