pipinchick image

How can I tell if my chicken is fat?

It can be difficult to tell if your hen is overweight due to the way they store fat inside their body, there are a few things to look out for and a few guides to follow to ensure they do not get fat. You may also notice they are heavier when you pick them up or that you can no longer feel their breast bone or keel as it is also known.

Things to look out for:
Stop in egg production
Problems walking or moving around

Back to Feed

Helpful Tips

Helpful Resources