Chickens ate styrofoam! Help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Hens rule, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi ok so i saw my hens eating styrofoam insulation which had blown out of my coop window. I felt some of my hens crops and most feel normal and not bumpy like styrofoam bits but one of my hens LOVES styrofoam and her crop was about 40-50%full of styrofoam feeling stuff ... Maybe more. Can this amout of styrofoam insulation clog a crop or gizzard or give them styrine poisoning? And yes this has happend before. Im really worried it will hurt my hens and the last time this happend i dont think anything happend. Do you think theyll be ok? :/
     
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  2. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please help!
     
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  3. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else ever have this problem??
     
  4. tyjorg

    tyjorg Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a couple chickens eat a ton of stryofoam last summer. I was not sure what would happen, but the next day I saw it all in the coop, they pooped it out over night. They never seemed sick or anything.
     
  5. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I'll look if they pooped it out. That makes me a lot less worried.
     

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