Poo eating chickens?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by beginnerchick08, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. beginnerchick08

    beginnerchick08 Out Of The Brooder

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    My chickens peck at everything! i covered up the pine shavings with puppy pads and they scratch and start eating at the pine shavings. then their poo in very dry and they peck at that and eat it. i try to stop them but i cant watch them 24-7 is this ok or how can i stop it.
     
  2. glassparman

    glassparman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think it's a problem.

    I think I heard once that they actually can recycle some calcium from their own droppings.
     

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