Why would she not take a drink?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ClareScifi, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why do you think a one-year-old chicken would not drink in this hot weather? The water is cool and clean. If a chicken is not interested in water in a heatwave, why do you think that would be? The chicken refused to drink and died.
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What I can think of off the top would be, that there may have been something else going on as well as the heat, or she may have been too far along in heat prostration.
     
  3. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with you, Den in Penn. Thank you for considering all possibilities.
     

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