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My copper maran can't peck right

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by gallinibambini, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. gallinibambini

    gallinibambini New Egg

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    Yep.. she misses stuff I throw out, if it's not in a bowl. I have a gray (or blue?) copper maran that is fine; and a solid black maran that is fine. It's kind of sad because I have to make sure she gets grain when the other two aren't as interested. I''m not sure if it's a matter of her eyesight, either.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Some chickens just aren't very good at pecking. I think that it has something to do with how wide apart their eyes are (unlike humans, chickens really only use one eye at once to see things). Check her eyes, too. Are they cloudy? This could indicate blindness.
     

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