What treats are good to help fatten up a chicken?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Diamante, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. Diamante

    Diamante Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2009
    Southwest, Ohio
    I have a rooster that i noticed gets picked on when he tries to eat, and he has lost quite a bit of weight. I want to feed something in addition to the layer feed but i cant spend a lot. I fed them boiled eggs today which they loved. I cant seperate him to another pen till spring, so for now i just need extra fattening treats, an extra food bowl and waterer and me in there watching during feeding so i can get after the other roos if they try anything. So what would be good to feed?
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Not cheap but BOSS is boss. Canned tuna is good too.
    Check him over for lice/mites or possibly worms.

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