Whats the weirdest thing your chicken has ate?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by yankeedoodle300, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. yankeedoodle300

    yankeedoodle300 Songster

    Jul 22, 2011
    Chicken Heaven
    Mine, Mustard. yours?
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    A couple of mice.
    One of my earplugs.
    Polystyrene trays.
    Whatever we have for dinner.
  3. jenni22776rn

    jenni22776rn Songster

    Mar 6, 2011
    Central Maine
    Plucked my earing right out of my ear and ate it...waited for a week to see that she was ok! It was a small stud earing at that!! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2011
  4. yankeedoodle300

    yankeedoodle300 Songster

    Jul 22, 2011
    Chicken Heaven
    Ha ha, earing? Earplugs? whats next, Earwax? [​IMG]
  5. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    Snakes and frogs. And I had a Buttercup running around the garden with a full size donut in her beak.
  6. CherryChick

    CherryChick Songster

    Apr 27, 2011
    I have a hen right now that likes to wait till I'm bent down petting teh other hens and she comes up from the side and takes a bit of my hair and eats it. She is sooooo weird. But you can't help but love her. [​IMG]
  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Once a chicken took a screw that fell out of my hands as I was working on building a coop and ran with it under the grapevines. I sure HOPE she didn't eat it. But there is a possibility.

    Also, there was a blue tarp in the run once and a chick ate some of it. And couldn't swallow the whole thing since it was still attached to the rest of the tarp. So we had to cut it off as I couldn't pull it back out of her mouth. I was worried I had hurt her trying to pull it out.

    No one seemed to have any future problems from these incidents.

    Those were terrifying moments, to say the least.
  8. Orchid

    Orchid Songster

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Plastic shavings left from drilling a hole in a barrel.
  9. Souperchicken

    Souperchicken Songster

    Jan 18, 2009
    USA- Southwest
    This is gross, so stop here if you don't want to read.

    My husband had a sinus infection and cleared his throat one day and spit and a chicken came running and ate it. I actually gagged a few times. It's hard to even write about it without my throat tightening.[​IMG]
  10. Orchid

    Orchid Songster

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Quote:ooooooooooooooooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh [​IMG]

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