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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

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    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

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    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

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    Boy, okay, that is going to be hard but I guess I should give it a shot. Thanks.
     
  4. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

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

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Exactly. They won't starve themselves to death.
     

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