Cigarette Butt

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by GoAngels, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. GoAngels

    GoAngels In the Brooder

    Feb 8, 2010
    Southern California
    My 5 week old EE pullet ate a cigarette butt a few minutes ago. Should I be concerned? I saw her pick it up after rummaging around, but I couldn't catch her before she swallowed it (I think she did anyway, I didn't see her drop it).

    My wife's 80+ year old grandmother was over, so I let the inlaws smoke in the backyard...I normally have them go on the front porch. They repaid me by putting out their cigarettes in my potted banana trees and apparently on the ground (they had an ash tray, so I don't get it). Nice thing for my toddler son to find in the backyard as well.
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    NO she should be fine .. Mine have eaten MUCH worse then that...
  3. HennyJenny

    HennyJenny Songster

    Dec 26, 2009
    Bennington, NE
    One of my roos ate one a few weeks ago and was fine. I wouldn't think more than one would be ok - but just one seems not to have impacted his health.

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