Eating feather?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CluckThis, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. CluckThis

    CluckThis Out Of The Brooder

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    Why would hens be eating feathers that are on the ground from other birds.
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Maybe for the protein. You could try feeding them dry cat food, cooked eggs, cheese- just other sources of protein.
    Maybe just boredom.

    Good luck

    Imp
     

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