Pullet swallowed tape!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by seminolewind, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I was trying to put a piece of tape on my Polish girl's head (plucked feathers) and she found a piece of tape about 2-3 by 1 inches, kind of mangled, and slurped it down! What should I do?
     
  2. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure there is much you can do, except to keep an eye on her for the next few days. Chickens eat so many crazy things that they seem to have no difficulty with - hopefully she will pass it without difficulty. What kind of tape was it?
     
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Its paper tape-medical
     
  4. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is probably more easily broken down than some other types. I would think she'll be ok, but I have no experience with this. Good luck, and I hope you hear from others on here :)
     

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