We brought in our small bantam chicken and she swalllowed an earplug that is attached on a string. I am so conflicted on whether i should pull out the string and earplug that looks like ------D or cut the string and let her swallow the whole earplug. Which is safer PLEASE any advice is reassuring and helpful. Thanks for your time!
Can a chicken swallow an earplug and digest it???? Please help immediately! thanks!
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One time a chicken swallowed a disintegrating tarp string and I couldn't pull it out...it was stuck in there. I trimmed it at the beak level and it went through - I never saw it again. The chicken did fine!
So, I would gently gently!! tug on it...if it won't come out immediately then cut the string at the beak level. That is what I would do. Hopefully it will go through ok. I assume it is made of plastic??