Oh no! My hen just drank soda!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by angelmarie, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. angelmarie

    angelmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i went outside for a bit and left a small glass of strawberry soda on my back steps. When i wasn't looking my astrolop Blackie started drinkin' my soda! She only got a few sips in, but she keeps houndin' me for it, and i had to keep moving it, so i finally just went and took it inside. Now she keeps eyein' me for more! Is this something i should be worried about? She won't explode will she? i knew she was a bit of a pig, but wow! Next, thing i know she'll be sitting on my couch, eating chee-tos and watchin t.v. all day!
     
  2. Godsgrl

    Godsgrl Ostrich wrangler

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    LOL That's too funny. Reminds me of the time a crow got my son's soda at the beach. I'm sure your hen will be fine.[​IMG]
     
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    She will be fine. Be sure she says "excuse me" if she burps.
     
  4. warren

    warren Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do hens have a sweet tooth? Or maybe I should put that another way...
     
  5. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    Next thing I know, she'll be sitting on my couch, eating chee-tos and watchin t.v. all day!

    Dont encourage this sort of behavior in chickens. It can only lead down the dark path to chicken diapers.
    For your own good, stop it now.​
     
  6. freshegg

    freshegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pick her up like a baby and tap back gently until she burps, let us know how long it takes [​IMG]
     
  7. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    carbonated water > apparently this can be helpful in hot weather for rehydration (had read some studies on that)
    HOWEVER > flavored carbonated drinks usually have caffeine in them which is VERY bad for birds so keep them away!
     
  8. FloridaChickenChick

    FloridaChickenChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens


    What! No scotch? SHE'S WANTING HER SCOTCH!
     
  10. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

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    Hope she is polite about her burping..you know, covers her beak with her wing and all!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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