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Will my chickens always be this dirty?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by redneck farmer, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. My chicks like all other chicks r pooping machines an all they do us eat... Sleep... Poop... Drink water... Poop... Eat.. An they r just pooping every where! Is that a chick thing or when they grow up they will just poop more?

  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    They poo a lot.
  3. hotrodflash

    hotrodflash Songster

    Oct 18, 2012
    East Texas
    Yep, they are pooping machines.
  4. theotherfoote

    theotherfoote Chirping

    Aug 29, 2012
    Newberg, Oregon
    Poop. It will be everywhere. It will never stop. LOL!
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    They poop a lot while they are growing because they eat more food per pound of body weight to feed growth. When they are older they will make bigger poops, but not as often. They continue to be very dusty, though.
  7. Good news!

  8. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Just think of it as fertilizer for your garden! Dump it somewhere or bury it until it gets "old" for about a year and then use it for gardening. Great stuff. I put mine around my fruit trees during the off season and future garden sites.
  9. An adult chicken will produce 45 punds of poop a year. It doesn't get better, it gets worse.
  10. Ahhhhhggggghhhhh

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