Self cleaning chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hiljak, Sep 10, 2016.

  1. hiljak

    hiljak Hatching

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    Hey, this is my first year with my 3 RIR and 6 B. Australorp. I feed them lots of scraps from the garden, and I was wondering....do all chickens clean up their scraps? Any corn cobs, rinds, etc after they eat what they want, they pile all that up in the corner of the pen. I like it, makes it easy to clean up!
     

  2. Little Fuzzy

    Little Fuzzy Songster

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    Wow! Lucky you! My chickens leave it where it drops. You ought to breed those chickens.
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    Sounds more like the work of rodents.
     
  4. azygous

    azygous Free Ranging

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    Pack rats, to be specific. Chickens are not known to engage in housekeeping.
     
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