Vaseline

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dancingdream98, Jan 25, 2014.

  1. dancingdream98

    dancingdream98 New Egg

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    I have a question. I was putting Vaseline on my chickens a few months ago and they ate some. I just heard that it can be toxic. Should I be worried? Thanks :)
     
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    If they are fine now and it was a month or more ago they are fine!
     
  3. dancingdream98

    dancingdream98 New Egg

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    Whew! Thanks, my chickens are my babies so if anything goes wrong, I turn into a worry wart
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree, especially if they haven't eaten much of it. Vaseline is a petroleum product which has it's importance but, is not what I would call edible. Yet. most lip balms for humans have it as the major ingredient.
     
  5. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to see you in the flock [​IMG]



    Never put any thing on them you don't want them to eat [​IMG]
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    If this was a few months ago, and everybody is alive, then no need to worry. [​IMG]

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us! If they only ate a little, they should be fine.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. An excess of anything can be toxic; however, it would take a LOT of Vaseline to cause problems.
     

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