Thin hen. Should I be worried?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Soot the silkie, May 10, 2016.

  1. Soot the silkie

    Soot the silkie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2014
    Humboldt, California
    So last summer I had a pulley die suddenly in her sleep. Leading up to this, she was very thin. Now one of my hens also feels super thin, i.e. no fat at all on either sides of the breastbone. She was never really fat but now it's worrying. Is there any correlation between the two? Or is she just thin from increased daylight and more egg laying?
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    If its not a flock dynamic / food access issue, i would at least worm her (all the flock), pending advice from the experts.


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