Chickens broke into a huge bag of treats.... Will they be ok?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Winter1, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. Winter1

    Winter1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So it's in the teens with a foot of snow, and I walk outside to check on my chickens. I open the coop and the big bag of happy hen treat mealworms is tore in half and empty. It's was a bit more than half full and I'm worried that they will get sick because of how many they ate. They have food and water in the coop along with a heat lamp ( they have been staying in the coop for a while because of the weather). My chickens are less than a year old and most are bantams. Will they be ok? Are that many treats going to hurt them?
     
  2. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    They should be fine [​IMG]. Eating tons of treats every day long term will cause some deficiencies but eating allot one time is ok.
     
  3. Winter1

    Winter1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I really didn't want them to get sick so thanks for the info. :)
     
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  4. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    You're welcome [​IMG]
     

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