My chickens may have eaten throw up!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DavidKerk, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. DavidKerk

    DavidKerk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone just threw up in my yard and it is very near to where my chickens free-range. I'm going to confine my chickens to their run, but it is impossible for me to get them in before dark. It is possible that they might have eaten some of the throw up. What should do? Should we stop eating the eggs for a while?
     
  2. Thassa

    Thassa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I doubt that is the worst they have eaten or will ever eat!
     
  3. DavidKerk

    DavidKerk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I can still eat the eggs and they won't taste weird or make me sick?
     
  4. Thassa

    Thassa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would without a second thought. The only way I wouldn't if the person that vomited was poisoned. My chickens eat poop, mice and who knows what else in the course of their daily rounds in the yard and woods.
     
  5. DavidKerk

    DavidKerk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I won't worry about it. Thanks a lot for answering my question! So do you think I should put them in their run tonight or is that not necessary?
     
  6. Thassa

    Thassa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would do whatever you normally do. You could always pour some water over the vomit to help wash it away. It is gross looking at it![​IMG]
     
  7. DavidKerk

    DavidKerk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I'll pour some water over it. Thanks!
     

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