How to make chicken stop eating concrete?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by eduedp, Dec 21, 2015.

  1. eduedp

    eduedp Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. I have a 1y old sex link, and she started eating all my houses wall concrete.
    At the begining it was OK, but now I have several holes in my wall, ita becoming problematic.
    What can I do to force her stop doing this?
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Do u think it may be a vitamin deficiency? Or a need for grit? That's where I would start at least.

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  3. eduedp

    eduedp Out Of The Brooder

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    There are plenty of grit right beside her. Haha
    I dont know about vitamin deficiency, i use a grit that claim to have a lot of vitamins.
     
  4. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You are offering grit free choice? Never heard of a grit that has vitamins. Can you post a picture or a link of the particular brand you are using?
    Grit is usually just crushed granite. As far as her eating the side of the house, you would need to block her access to it by placing a board over it or fencing it off. What type of food(s) do you feed?
     
  5. blucoondawg

    blucoondawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it a thin layer of concrete like material over Styrofoam? If so the chicken is after the foam they love it for some reason
     

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