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weight gain

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ragawo, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. ragawo

    ragawo New Egg

    Jun 7, 2011
    I got three RIR hens that are 6 months old. But they are light and won't put on weight any ideas?
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Are you sure they need to gain weight or maybe they still need to mature. If they do in fact need to gain weight, sunflower seeds or unsalted nuts are high in calories which you could offer as a treat or mix in their feed.

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