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Chickens ate citrus fertilizer, r eggs ok?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kellieraerahm, May 9, 2011.

  1. kellieraerahm

    kellieraerahm New Egg

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    My chickens found and ate approximately a small handful of fertilizer (granule kind used for citrus and avacado trees). Has anybody had this happen? If so are the eggs bad to eat and for how long?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I'd be more worried about whether the chicken was okay, personally. I'm not familiar with that fertilizer since I don't live where we can grow citrus trees anyway.
     
  3. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. kellieraerahm

    kellieraerahm New Egg

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    thank you for your replies, appreciate the website. And yes was worried about the chickens, but they are fine and laying twice the eggs, got 11 eggs today out of 6 chickens.
     
  5. Loulabelle223

    Loulabelle223 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had the same problem just today. But thank goodness that fertilizer isnt toxic!!!!!!!
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