Quick advice, please...Induce vomitting??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HootnHoller8, Sep 14, 2016.

  1. HootnHoller8

    HootnHoller8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Just a short time ago, my daughter found our chickens eating Ion Exchange Resin Beads. Think polymer beads, I think. Should we induce vomitting?? And if we should...how/what is simplest way to do that? And do we need to follow up with something else?

    Thanks!
     
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    Oh...if it helps/matters. These are the beads found in the walls of a water softener. We had an old one sitting in a barn. (Evidently the softener had frozen & burst this past winter.) Barn door must have got left open. It's closed & cleaned up somewhat now.
     
  3. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    There's no good way to make a chicken vomit without risk of aspiration. I think I would just wait and watch. Good luck!
     
  4. HootnHoller8

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    Thanks...called (human ;) Poison Control Center. I learned something new. They no longer induce vomiting in any situation in humans according to the lady there. I guess should not surprise me perhaps.

    Thanks for you advice...will do that...watch and see (& pray a little :)
     

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