Bit off more than he can chew?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Hackles, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. Hackles

    Hackles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 16, 2008
    This all started when I walked out to check on my 3 week old EE's First thing I saw was one of them run like forest gump, everyone all worked up, because one of them had an cuban anole (small brown Lizard) and was trying to get it down, I dont know if he actually did, but can eating things like lizards effect them,will they digest the bone or will they pass them?
  2. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 10, 2007
    I don't know about lizzards, but my chickens have had frogs! Nice size ones, too. Your chickens should be ok. It's quite a show to watch, tho. [​IMG]
  3. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    The ones up here eat mice, so I'm assuming bones aren't too big of a deal for them. Just watch him for a few days and look for any unusual changes in behavior. If you don't notice anything, he's probably fine.
  4. I can not believe what a chickne can get down it's throat. If you look down thier throats they have a pretty big opening right to thier crops.
  5. Hackles

    Hackles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 16, 2008
    I must admit it was quite a spectacle, reminds me of those vicious tackles at football games.

    We have alot of those lizards here and I can only assume that they will eat them more than often.
    Last edited: Jan 2, 2009
  6. EliteTempleton

    EliteTempleton Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 9, 2008
    SW MI
    Well those eggs should be HIGH in protein! [​IMG]

    Heck calcium too! Them bones outta give ya nice thick shells on those eggs!
    Last edited: Jan 2, 2009

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