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a couple of times a day for the last couple of months my chickens have been pecking the water bowl and back doors why do they do this.
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Id guess its cos theres a reflection from both

 

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"The whole problem of the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." Bertrand Russell
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I agree may be reflection, or it may be bugs are gathering on them...something that is appealing to peck at.

 

May be different reasons....if you have ever fed them out of that back door, then yes, they will begin to peck at it to get treats.

 

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Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: currently Rosie, bantam Cochin, and new Vivi a buff silkie. Breeding my own Olive Eggers and dark layers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud grandma. Loving wife.
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Keeper of 15+ layers, common to specialty types for colorful egg baskets. Brooding Queens: currently Rosie, bantam Cochin, and new Vivi a buff silkie. Breeding my own Olive Eggers and dark layers! Barnevelder roo with Splash Marans and CL for egg color and color coding :D Former 4H leader, GDB Puppy Raiser, Homeschooler. Current ESL tutor. Proud grandma. Loving wife.
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found out today that its because they want treats as they were pecking on back the 3 of them so i gave them some pork steak and they stopped pecking
Edited by spmcrob33 - 3/22/16 at 3:05am
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