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So out of random curiosity, can a chicken be to fat? The bully chicken got suuuuuuuper fat. Both chickens have been doing muuuuch better feet checked out to be okay. The bully iether calmed down or other chicken is better where shes not picked on as much by her. One chickens feathers grown back shes still filling out her breasts. They dug a hole in my flower bed to lay down and i guess dust themselves. Was super cute
 

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Yes, they can get too fat. It causes problems when they lay eggs. Buy, she may not continue to be a glutton considering the deplorable conditions you rescued her from.

It's also funny when one tries to take over the dust hole when one is already using it.
 

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Yea today i noticed both calmed down with the food and are eating grass and things in yard. Ive tried all sorts of vegetables and fruit but they dont seem to care at all. Their feet and feathers look way better and im already getting eggs. The feed store suggested i switch over to egg laying feed since i saw some. So one day their were 2 eggs. Now daily i get 1 egg. I was mainly curious if is it one chicken producing the daily egg im seeing or are they maybe switching off? I was curious if one chicken was unhappy and not producing eggs or maybe a random issue? The main thing i love is i bought chicken chicken perches but they still love the weight lifting machine or bench press if its called and weights on patio.
 

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The fruit and veggies thing is because they don't know what they are. If you split a squash or cucumber in half where they can see the seeds chances are they'll check them out.

Not knowing how old the girls are makes it difficult to know why only one egg is being laid. Hatchery birds have known issues with egg laying as they become a bit older, 2 to 3 years old when things begin to go wrong. Not all but many go through it.

It's also still Winter. Or maybe one is getting ready to molt. If you really want to know who is laying you can put two or three drops of food coloring in the vent of of them. The color will transfer to the egg if it's the one doing the laying. If its not then there will be no coloring.
 
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