Pullets not eating

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Days poultry, Feb 3, 2017.

  1. Days poultry

    Days poultry Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi my young birds dont want to eat they look healthy but they not eating they used to eat grow meal but they dont want it i have given them corn crushed corn sunflower wheat millet but they still wont eat it
     
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    How old is your feed? It may be rancid. I once had a bag of feed that my flock was starving with. it looked and smelled fine, but they simply wouldn't eat it. It was fresh. I called the feed store, and they replaced it without any problems. Brought home the new bag of feed, and they devoured it.
     
  3. Days poultry

    Days poultry Out Of The Brooder

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    My older birds are eating it and the ducks and pigeons i really dont want to loose these ones
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Are the older birds keeping the younger birds away from the feeder?
    Might need multiple feeders.
    How old are the younger birds?

    Let's see, you have a lot of birds(50?)
    ...and are in SA(should put that in your profile).
    How can you be sure they are not eating?
     
    Last edited: Feb 3, 2017

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