Chickens eating stuff-poisonous?

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  1. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

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    Our young pullets keep eating the Styrofoam that is lined around their coop walls!!! [​IMG] I don't know why they like it, but for safety reasons, we took it out. They have been snacking on it quite a lot before we took it out, so will this affect them at all??? [​IMG] I hope not! They seem fine now, almost ready to lay some eggs! But I am wondering if after eating that stuff they will be affected.
    Silly girls! [​IMG]
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    You took it away so they should be ok, but I cannot imagine that styrofoam is good for any creature to eat! What a weird thing for them to attach to.
     
  3. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

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    Ya I know! Crazy girls LOL [​IMG]
    But it didn't seem right so ya we took it away once we noticed how much they kept ripping it off.
    Bad bad girls! [​IMG]
    And I have heard that Styrofoam is poisonous to people if they eat a lot, so why not chickens? I'm glad we took it out! [​IMG]
     
  4. timbofarms

    timbofarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    after eating styrofoam they might poop some coolers.[​IMG]
     
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

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  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    ...or the egg will come already in its own carton...[​IMG]
     
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    timbofarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. timbofarms

    timbofarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm sorry i couldn't resist. I think they'll be ok.
     
  10. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

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    LOL LOL LOL!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    You guys are soo funny!! hehehehe! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    OK that's good that they will be fine!


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