Skinny chickens

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lincolnsilkies, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. lincolnsilkies

    lincolnsilkies Songster

    Aug 27, 2011
    Lincoln Nebraska
    I have 2 white silkies that seem not to be growing and they seem very thin to me compared to the rest of them i have a few others around that age they are growing look wonderful i got these 2 from the same lady i have wormed them and i have checked them for mites and lice and nothing. is there something i can do to help them grow they eat good but they seem to not be growing very much Thanks!
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    Scrambled eggs and yogurt might give them a boost. Perhaps some electolytes in their water until they fatten up?
  3. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    Quote:I have a silkie that was not growing like the hatchmate. I wormed her and she has almost caught up now. Have you thought about that?

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