Violent behabiour and nutrition

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by epitidios, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. epitidios

    epitidios Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have an idea, if nutrition (vitamins, salt, proteins, etc) is connected to violent bahaviour in hens and poultry in general? If they do not get these from feed, do they try to get through cannibalism?

    Thanx in advance
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    From waht I've read here, yes.
     
  3. PaulaJoAnne

    PaulaJoAnne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:No matter the species, it is connected.
    They must get plenty of good protein, and animal based, such as bugs and worms, is ideal and natural to them. We add plenty of fishmeal in winter, and a little less in summer, when they are free ranging.
     
  4. Lisa202

    Lisa202 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:No matter the species, it is connected.
    They must get plenty of good protein, and animal based, such as bugs and worms, is ideal and natural to them. We add plenty of fishmeal in winter, and a little less in summer, when they are free ranging.

    Where do you get the fishmeal?
     

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