Weighing a hen

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by piphens7, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. piphens7

    piphens7 Out Of The Brooder

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    Any ideas on the kindest way to weigh a hen ? Need a weight for medication and I don't want to distress them , thanks
     
  2. Presidential

    Presidential Out Of The Brooder

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    Weigh yourself - then - weigh yourself holding the hen. The difference between the two numbers is the weight of your hen.
     
  3. piphens7

    piphens7 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks ! I am stupid for not thinking of that sorry! Lol
     
  4. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pick them off the roost at night. They are like fluffy drunks.

    Chris
     

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