Silkie not gaining weight

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  1. kara13

    kara13 New Egg

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    Hello! I have happy chickens that I've raised since chicks, they al seem relatively active and healthy.

    They are about 5 months old and I have one little lady who has never gained weight like the others and is much smaller and skinnier.

    Starting to wonder if it's worms, parasites or she is sick. Can anyone give me any advice on how to find out and what treatment options are. I love her so much and want her to be happy and warm through the winter.

    She seems happy, eats good and has energy. It may be nothing, but I definitely am concerned.

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions. Photos below, she is the white one...

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    kara13 New Egg

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    Thanks! So helpful to post in the right place!
     
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