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Can chickens get depressed?

Yes, even chickens can suffer from depression, there are many causes which can be environmental, after a sudden shock or fright or even after the loss of their favourite flock mate. Signs of depression tend to include lethargy, loss of appetite and a drop or stop in egg production. Snapping a chicken out of a depression can be tricky, finding the root of the problem is often the first step to treating them, this is where some good old fashioned
Chicken Whispering can come into play, if you think your hen is depressed then please get in touch (insert email) to talk it through with our team, we can often pinpoint the issue after having had a chat and offer some guidance on how best to help.

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