Will beer kill chickens?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chrissy855, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. chrissy855

    chrissy855 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have recently gotten chickens and our family has been really enjoying them. However, as part of "bonding" (without my knowledge), a family member shared some of his beer with one of the chickens! [​IMG] Will beer severly harm/kill chickens?

    Thanks for your input, I know this a crazy dilema.
     
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    how much are we talking?... i few sips... or a 24 case?
     
  3. ScrambledAcresFarm

    ScrambledAcresFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The worse thing is it gets drunk! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    MMM beer can chicken!

    I think I saw a video of some turkey farmer who gave his turkeys like a few oz. of beer everyday, said it made their meat sooo much more tender.
     
  5. chrissy855

    chrissy855 Out Of The Brooder

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    It was just a sip or two... Glad to hear it won't cause long term harm.
     
  6. Qi Chicken

    Qi Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aww, It's just wheat.
     
  7. Sunny the Hippie Chick

    Sunny the Hippie Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow a chicken thats already marinated before it hits the frying pan.. [​IMG]
     
  8. AlaskGirl

    AlaskGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha, good one!![​IMG]
     
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    I dont think a little will kill them...
    And some people do get them tipsy before they butcher them... So.. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2010
  10. Jasmine1998

    Jasmine1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing worse than a drunk chick.....
     

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