Plastic airsoft pellets will it kill them?Is there anything we can do.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by feather and mountain man, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. feather and mountain man

    feather and mountain man Corn fed Indiana farmgirl

    Jan 17, 2010
    When we butchered the roosters yesterday we found plastic pellets from the airsoft guns the boys played with last year. The pellets were in their gizzards. So I figure the laying hens have eaten them too. Will they pass them. Will it hurt/kill them? What can we do about it now. We still find the pellets in the yard and the boys have not used them in at least a year.
  2. moodlymoo

    moodlymoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 23, 2011
    Portland OR
    Im wondering the same thing??? I keep finding then in my backyard, we do not own anything of that sort so I am beginning to believe my anti-chicken neighbor is shooting at my girls. I know for sure it is not 2 of my neighbors BUT there is one who we dont get along with at all.
  3. AMC in the OV

    AMC in the OV Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 18, 2011
    Orangevale, CA
    Our chickens eat these all the time, I find them in their poop. Does not seem to bother them at all. I paid extra for the biodegradable airsoft pellets and the kid stopped shooting the guns several years ago, way before we had chickens. Ummm...I'm guessing I got ripped off on the biodegradable thing, since they are supposed to be gone by now. We also made an effort to pick up and dispose of all the ones we could find but I still keep finding more.

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