Chick ate a peice of my hair

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Fancy Feather Poultry, Aug 4, 2007.

  1. Fancy Feather Poultry

    Fancy Feather Poultry Cooped Up

    May 30, 2007
    My 4 day old at a peice of my hair it was coming out of his mouth thought he just say it and pecked it in his mouthI grabed it and started pullin it out of his mouth then it snapped, it is still in him do I let him pass it do I have to try and take it out?.
     
  2. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'd just let it pass if the end is no longer in reach. If you have any chick grit, you could sprinkle a little on his food to help him digest it, but I really dont think that eating one hair will be a problem.
    One of my geese ate the string off the end of a feed bag and I managed to catch up with her just before she swallowed the last of it. I grabbed the end and pulled it all the way back out, LOL. Silly birds.


    Chel
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    [​IMG]:lau

    I hope you don't have super long hair, it would still pass but would take a lot longer (not a pretty visual)
     
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  4. Fancy Feather Poultry

    Fancy Feather Poultry Cooped Up

    May 30, 2007
    No my hair is shoulder length.
     
  5. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Thats a good thing in this case.

    I think it will be fine, don't worry yourself about it.[​IMG]
     

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