Chickens and beebees?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by OHhappychicks, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. OHhappychicks

    OHhappychicks Overrun With Chickens

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    Will chickens eat beebees? My grandson is out shooting his beebee gun at a 2 ltr soda bottle. I just wondered if they would think they were gravel or some such thing, and eat them. Will it hurt them if they do?
     
  2. Araucana16

    Araucana16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They probably would eat them. Once, one of my girls ate the nail polish off my toe [​IMG]

    I wouldn't much worry, unless it was toxic. They would probably either keep it in their crop as granules to use when digesting food (though I don't know what use that would have to the hen... they are so smooth!), or they would just pass it.
     
  3. OHhappychicks

    OHhappychicks Overrun With Chickens

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    That is kinda what I thought. I just didn't know if they were toxic. I'm not sure what they are made of. I hope it isn't lead! Thanks for responding!
     

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