The other day I happened to read a post on someone’s blog where the poster indicated that feeding Styrofoam to chickens will result in hens laying more eggs. Say what???
I just HAD to research this crazy tidbit and found a number of posts on chicken community boards and groups that there were a good number of people out there swearing this was so. I was incredulous to say the least. Now yes…chickens do appear to love the stuff, but that doesn’t mean it actually will cause them to lay more eggs; nor does it mean that ingesting Styrofoam is in any shape of the imagination good for them.
One poster indicated with authority that Styrofoam passes right through a chicken's digestive tract, but is reduced so much in size by the gizzard that no Styrofoam material is noted in...Read more