The grass verges of Kompot, Cambodia, are littered with plastic including chunks of polystyrene – that styrofoam to you Yanks.
Chickens it seems love to eat polystyrene
“Come on Pam” I hear you say “I know chickens are dumb but polystyrene?”
Hey – I saw them with my own eyes. And I had my camera. Here’s the proof…
Chicken thinks……”See white thing. Must be food. Break it down into smaller pieces. Yum yum yum”
Needles to say eating plastic is not good for chickens. They think they have had a good meal because they feel full but off course plastic has no nutritional value. Every year hundreds of birds starve to death because they bulked out their diet with plastic trash.
And it is worth bearing in mind that what goes into the chicken goes into you. Check out some not so tasty polystyrene facts right here
Plastic is implicated in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of animals.
This is why I boycott plastic.
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