My Guinea ate a rubber band!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by marymac, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today while out watching my chickens I seen one of my Guineas pick up a rubber band and eat it before I was able to get it from him. What do you suppose will happen? Can it digest or will it stay in the crop or what? I just don't know what to expect. Silly Guineas!!!!
     
  2. chickenmum

    chickenmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Uhh,... Maybe it could just pass through, um, who knows? I could get stuck somwhere. That wouldn't be very good, would it?[​IMG]
     
  3. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

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    Im sure they eat other odd things !! Dont think it was a great thing to eat but I think he will be ok !!
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    hi..if it were me i would seperate her so you can watch to see if it passes out of her...just to be safe...best of luck!, Wendy:)
     
  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    I wouldn't worry too much about it. My barred rock pullet ate TWO cigarrette butts and she's still breathing, eating, and pooping. Just keep an eye on it to make sure things don't go wrong.
     
  6. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't even know which one it was now, but all of them seem to be doing ok so far. It probably thought it was a worm or something squiggly. them Guineas are a crazy bunch of chickens anyway lol.
     
  7. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Chicken Obsessed

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    I would not wait and watch for it to pass. it would be unrecognizable
    anyhow.. As long as she got it down without snagging her tongue, I wouldn't worry about it .

    If it is a laying guinea hen, I would watch for her eggs, however.. because if it gets snagged on one of them she might lay the same egg over and over and over and over... [​IMG]
     
  8. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

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