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Eating Poop

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChickInLA, Jan 23, 2007.

  1. ChickInLA

    ChickInLA New Egg

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    I've noticed lately that my hen will poop and then turn around to eat it. Should I try to stop her from doing this or is it okay for her to do?
     
  2. Henriettahen

    Henriettahen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    eatting poop is pretty common in birds, they do it for extra nutrition or something..
    I don't know if that applies to all birds though....
     
  3. Ft Chix

    Ft Chix Out Of The Brooder

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    gross but common
     
  4. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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