Eating feathers??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenbuttsowhat, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. chickenbuttsowhat

    chickenbuttsowhat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    today me and i husband moved some chickens out of quarantine my hens faught with them just a lil but nothing big but everyone is molting so during all the fuss feathers fell out then some of my hens turned around and started eating the feathers [​IMG] is that normal what can i do to stop them if its not?? should i be freaking out? lol
     
  2. devora

    devora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very normal. Extra protein. Not to worry unless it's excessive (which would indicate something amiss in their diet).
     
  3. chickenbuttsowhat

    chickenbuttsowhat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh thnk god lol so worried i guess i never really noticed it befor until last week
     

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