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cannibalism

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by team edward, Oct 15, 2010.

  1. team edward

    team edward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i heard if you trim your chickens beaks, they can no longer eat each other, and they can no longer eat their eggs. is it true?
     
  2. team edward

    team edward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    guess i should have renamed the topic lol
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    You need to define the cause of the cannibalism. Are your birds overcrowded? Do they need more protein in their diet? Are there roosters who are fighting or damaging the hens? Far better to address the cause of the problem than to permanently disfigure your chickens.
     
  4. Yessur Ebob

    Yessur Ebob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's what I've heard too.
     

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