birds eat til they explode

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Beau coop, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. Beau coop

    Beau coop Songster

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    My birds will eat until they pop. whats up with that?

    do you guys have food available all the time?

    How much food per banty per day is normal?

    My bird's poop still has food in it...
     
  2. Chickie'sMoma

    Chickie'sMoma Songster

    Mar 21, 2009
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    my banties take a short break to make little wallows in the dirt or in the shavings on the coop floor. but they are eating almost all the time too.

    watch the finger tips when you bring treats like lettuce or greens! can't seem to wait till i get my hands out of the scratch bag and they are ready to attack for it!

    this is a constant sight in my run area.
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  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Keep food in front of them all the time and they should relax a bit. Maybe you should worm them too.
     
  4. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Songster

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    How old are they? What are you feeding them? How is their weight? Are they still scrawny? or getting chubby from all this eating?
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    If they have undigested food in their poop they might need some grit.
     
  6. Neil Grassbaugh

    Neil Grassbaugh Songster

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    Quote:That would most likely make you the only person in the world that has that problem.
     

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