Unsweetened jello for shipping?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Celtic Hill, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    could you put jello in a shipping box for the birds to keep them hydrated?
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I suppose you could. It probably wouldn't harm them. I know that some people put a piece of melon in the shipping box for the birds to eat... [​IMG]
     
  3. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    Yeah i was thinking something like an adult bird gro-gel substance. I know if i were a bird i would have fun eating jello... haha
     
  4. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] Oh I would to. [​IMG] I'd be like ... "OH MAI GOSH. it's jello. [​IMG] "
     
  5. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I usually throw in a wedge of cucumber.
     
  6. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    I hope this doesnt come off as rude ... Im not asking what to ship them with, i was just wondering if you put jello in the box for them would it do the same?
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I think it would be okay if it were in a dish, you could use a vitamin/electrolyte solution to mix it with instead of plain water, giving them an extra boost. But Jell-o does 'melt', so if it's just in the box I wouldn't try it. It would be too easy for it to seep through and damage the box. But hot glue a plastic dish in the bottom and I don't see why it wouldn't work. [​IMG]
     
  8. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    Quote:Thanks! I think you could do something really good with it like put seeds in it or diced fruit, i like the vitamin/electrolyte solution!
     
  9. Ohhhdear

    Ohhhdear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Instead of making the jello with the normal recipe on the box, make "finger jello" so it won't melt so rapidly. The electrolyte instead of water idea is great, or maybe use Gatorade or Pedialyte?
     
  10. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    What is finger jello? im going to try this!
     

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