Originally Posted by rancher hicks
I hate to say it but I laugh when I see my chickens slide on the ice.
None has gotten hurt but it does get icy on the path. however it's me so it's blasted hilarious. I can't walk on dry ground let alone ice or snow.
No ice on my steps it was just fresh snow ...I was trying to tippy toe through ..
THAT strategy didnt work ...
I dont go to the DR unless I am Dieing ...no insurance here ...
No internal injuries ....No Blood ...Just Bruises strained muscles & Bruised Pride ...
Ive ace bandaged my waist & hand & Motrined up ..
Im too stubborn to not use it ..and stay down ...which is the worst thing to do anyway .
AND I CAN TYPE so im not totally helpless
For ice on the ground I shovel fresh snow on it ...it compacts with your steps & is less slippery ..
In front of my coop I have those teeny Road stones that the road sweeper picks up .
that seems to melt better & doesnt build up ice .& drains off .
and it is good for them as it provides grit ..
It keeps them away for the side of the road ...if they have the stones there
Edited by Gramma Chick - 1/16/16 at 3:38pm