Feeding treats on concrete?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kara_leigh, May 30, 2011.

  1. kara_leigh

    kara_leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2011
    Bradleyville, MO
    I was wondering if it is okay to feed my chickens treats on my concrete patio? I was feeding them on the lawn/ground, but I was getting some mold from what they don't eat b/c of all the rain we have had lately. Will pecking at concrete damage their beaks?
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    Hope not - mine regularly eat on concrete [​IMG] Seriously though, I cannot imagine it would hurt them - they have great control when pecking and will for the most part pick up the scraps while barely making contact with the concrete itself.
  3. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 26, 2007
    Fair Oaks, California
    It can. Chickens have been known to crack or break the ends of their beaks pecking on hard surfaces.

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