Randomly Not Eating A Lot??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chickenlover89, Sep 13, 2012.

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  1. chickenlover89

    chickenlover89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2012
    Hi all, I have 2 9 wk old chickens, and 5 11 wk old chickens, and all of a sudden, they pretty much stopped eating, they eat a tiny bit per day, any idea why? are they sick? is it just natural? thanks!
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What else do they get to eat scraps, scratch, pasture? If they are acting normal they must be eating something. If they are not acting normal what are they doing and are there any other symptoms?
     
  3. chickenlover89

    chickenlover89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2012
    They get to free range for a few hours, and sometimes we give them fruit. they do seem to be acting normal.
     
  4. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are acting normal and not losing weight, just keep an eye on them. They may just be eating enough with what else they are getting to not need to hit the bought feed to much now.
     

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