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A fix to stop dogs from eating chicken poo?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kanman, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. kanman

    kanman New Egg

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    There are multiple products on the market that deter a dog from eating its own poop. I am wondering if these would be safe to give to our chickens. In hopes of stopping our dogs from chowing down.

    Deter
    For-Bid
    Potty Mouth

    Those are a few of the brand names on the market to help prevent, and most say they are made from a purified protein powder.

    I'll give our vet a visit to ask soon, just wondering if anybody on here would know as we'll.
     
  2. AletaG

    AletaG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting. I know our old dog was stopped cold by feeding him Pineapple tablets. Don't know why that would be a problem for chickens... easy to try.
     
  3. str8m8

    str8m8 Out Of The Brooder

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    i put some chickens in a 1 meter square chicken mesh pen .set some electric fence string 20 cm off it at 20cm spacing turned on the fence. the dog ran at the chooks got zapped associated that experience with the chickens and now gives them a wide berth.dogs hate nothing more.one shock 5 years ago fixed a chook a day killing dog .easy.
     
  4. str8m8

    str8m8 Out Of The Brooder

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    It works on eating poo too sorry.anything chicken is avoided by the dog.
     
  5. kanman

    kanman New Egg

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    Waiting for a phone back from our vets. I'll post findings when I hear from them.

    Checking into the pineapple tablets thing too, would be awesome if its that simple.
     
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2013
  6. AletaG

    AletaG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Good luck. I just have to keep my dog away. Anything under 15lb is food. (cats, small dogs, chickens)
     

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