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Lame hen

My hen all of a sudden became lame have examined her all over can't find anything wrong what could have caused this or what can I do.

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Are your roosts too high? If your hen is one of the heavy breeds like Buff Orpingtons, they have to have low roosts because they're too heavy and can hurt themselves jumping off the roosts.

Thursday, October 14th, 2021

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