long nails

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Donna5, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. Donna5

    Donna5 Out Of The Brooder

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    I notice some of my hens have long nails, they are not curling under or anything that extreme, but am I supposed to trim them? They are roughly 2 yrs old.

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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    What type of surface are your birds kept on? I've never trimmed a bird's nails, mine are on dirt with some gravel or decomposed granite. You can try putting stones, etc in there for them to wear the nails down.
     

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