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Spoiled chicken won't eat crumbles

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Beed, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Beed

    Beed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2008
    Ft. Pierce, Florida
    I have my two girls so spoiled with frozen corn and treats I don't know what to do. I see my Polish eating crumbles but my Cochin holds out for "feedin' time". She seems underweight to boot. I have them on egg maker and scratch and give them yogurt, milk, corn, romaine, meat, cooked barley and oats-really whatever I can get them to like. If I stop this I am afraid Cochin w/ get sick and scrawny. I mix milk or water w/ the crumble but that doesn't work to well. Any help appreciated.
  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    My suggestion is to eliminate everything but the eggmaker crumbles.
    They'll eat it when they are hungry enough.
  3. Beed

    Beed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2008
    Ft. Pierce, Florida
    Boy, okay, that is going to be hard but I guess I should give it a shot. Thanks.
  4. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Yep she isnt going to starve herself, just wait her out, and look the other way until she figures it out!
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:Exactly. They won't starve themselves to death.

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