Peachick is too light

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Peacocks Fly Free, Jul 11, 2019.

  1. Peacocks Fly Free

    Peacocks Fly Free Chirping

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    A while ago I sold a 3-4 month old Peachick to a friend. My friend has had the peachick for about 1-2 months and the chick is too light. She hasn’t been seen eating but the food in her bowl has been disappearing. She is in a pen by herself but she is with others peafowl and can easily see and hear them. Does anyone know what could be wrong or what I could do?
     
  2. Peacocks Fly Free

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    3731B3D0-6BB3-47F2-896B-B71E01FA359F.jpeg This is her poop.
     
  3. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Crowing

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    What kind of pen is she in? I'd suspect that some kind of critter may be getting in and eating her food!
     
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  5. new 2 pfowl

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    This photo doesn't show if that pen is fully critter-proof, but it is way too small for her - maybe she's depressed.
     
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  6. Peacocks Fly Free

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    What do you think I should do? Let her out and watch to see if she eats?
     
  7. Peachicks quickly outgrow their pen space, if they don't have enough space to run around and fly from end to end it is too restrictive.
     
  8. casportpony

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    That is not normal. How is the chick doing now?
     
  9. Peacocks Fly Free

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    The chick died the same day.
     
  10. casportpony

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    Oh no, I am so sorry. :hugs
     
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