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air soft pellets?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by scootermom, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. scootermom

    scootermom Out Of The Brooder

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    My son got an air soft rifle for his birthday. It shoots round plastic pellets the size and shape of BBs. Will my chickens be harmed if they eat theese? My kid is hoping to set up a hay bale and have some fun, but I am worried about my hens (who have the run of the whole yard) getting sick. [​IMG]
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I have had many airsoft pellets eaten by my chickens.

    They all come out in the end.
     
  3. scootermom

    scootermom Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I'm sure we will have many confetti colored lumps around....
     
  4. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    Just so they don't eat the metal pellets they'll be fine. Mine eat the plastic ones 24/7 and are never hurt.
     
  5. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Mine have also eaten to plastic pellets with no problems. I do make the kids shoot in the front yard now though.
     
  6. scootermom

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    Thank you, I have a very happy boy now!
     

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