My Chicken Loves Beer....

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by KC101, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. KC101

    KC101 Out Of The Brooder

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    My Girl loves to drink my Beer.

    A few days ago I was out chilin with my girl having a beer.
    I had to go and check on something so I sat my beer down.
    When I came back she had her head in my glass drinking it.
    She drank about a 1/4 of my beer. I picked up the glass and
    she became a little aggressive with me following the glass and
    wanted more.Now everytime I go outside with a beer she will jump up
    on my lap and peck at the glass or bottle until I give her some.

    Will this hurt my girl or will a little drink now and then be ok?
    What is the drinking age for chickens?...LOL
     
  2. sparky chicken

    sparky chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    As far as I know chickens drinking beer is no worse then humans drinking it. Lol
     
  3. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Alcohol is not good for any animal to consume. It can cause liver damage fairly quick, especially in birds. I would try giving her something else like fruits and veggies instead as a treat. My birds love pieces of bread as well!
     
  4. mfaith694

    mfaith694 Out Of The Brooder

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    That's funny
     
  5. sparky chicken

    sparky chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    If it causes liver damage then it's probably not a good idea
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Alcohol is very damaging to a bird's liver. They have no enzymes to digest it and will cause liver damage in short order. Don't let them drink it.
     
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  7. RAnst4038

    RAnst4038 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine never talked to me until I gave one some beer. That loosened her tongue. [​IMG]
     
  8. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh, well I guess the health of your chicken's liver is a good reason to drink beer out of the bottle or can. If your ever have hops or non alcoholic beer around, you could see if she likes the flavor.
     
  9. City farm

    City farm Overrun With Chickens

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    How was she about 20 minutes later?

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/907333/brewing-beer-101-mastering-it
     
  10. City farm

    City farm Overrun With Chickens

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