Chickens tasted angel trumpet plant/poisonous! & Egg broke inside of hen!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AnnieMora, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. AnnieMora

    AnnieMora Out Of The Brooder

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    My neighbor gave me a baby angel trumpet plant. Today I noticed it had little green worms on it so I took it in to the chickens to feast on the worms (not knowing it was poisonous) they started tasting some of the leaves and something told me to google it to make sure it wasn't poisonous and sure enough it is. Stressing a bit and hoping my girls are alive tomorrow. Thankful for any suggestions.

    On another note, I also had a hen break an egg inside of her the other day. Suggestions on that would be helpful too. So far giving her Epsom salt baths and olive oil in her vent. Eating, drinking and pooping ok, she isn't very happy and has stopped laying. She pooped out some of the egg shells last night……. Thank you again!
     
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a yard full of angel trumpets and in four years none of the chickens have died. I will occasionally see them nip a leaf but they don't eat much. I don't know of much else to do for your hen other than what you are doing. Make sure she is getting some extra calcium.
     
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  3. AnnieMora

    AnnieMora Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your help. All 8 are alive and doing well. ;) and we got 6 eggs yesterday. Yay!
     

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