Anyone else keep their birds as pets? (Not for food)

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ILuvMyFlock, May 6, 2017.

  1. ILuvMyFlock

    ILuvMyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm trying to find like minded people here, I don't cull any of my birds, I buy and keep all straight run birds from chickens, to ducks, geese, guineas, and turkeys. I have about an acre, I'm trying to buy more, I pray that works out for me, anyway I keep this place a safe haven for my Roos I also take in local roosters that need a home.

    So please if anyone else keeps their birds as pets too, say hi. :p
     
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  2. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Too Many Chickens Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Good idea, hope you have luck finding more like-minded members.
     
  3. Cluckcluck1215

    Cluckcluck1215 Overrun With Chickens

    Hi!
     
  4. ILuvMyFlock

    ILuvMyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @Banty - thanks :)

    @CluckCluck - hello :) , I'm sorry you lost some birds, I've lost some myself and it's never easy. :(
     
  5. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    You might've well been describing me!!!!


    Hello and welcome to BYC!
     
  6. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do!
     
  7. ILuvMyFlock

    ILuvMyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! So I'm not the only one! There's a few here like me! :D
     
  8. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeppers!
     
  9. ILuvMyFlock

    ILuvMyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any neat stories about your birds? I see mine as family, children, and friends. They each have their own unique personalities and quirks.
     
  10. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

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    Hm.... I've owned chickens for about 8-9 years so I have plenty sad, happy and funny ones. [​IMG]

    A great one is when one of our first batches of chickens pecked my little sisters eye. Not funny for her but funny for us! [​IMG]

    A sad one was when one of our batches of chickens got a bump under her wing and she had it for about a week then she would eat it off and it would come back the next week. This happened for about a month and I found her one day in the pen dead. [​IMG] R.I.P Curious.

    I have more but I can't seem to remember them right now... when I do I'll defiantly share them!


    Do you have any? [​IMG]
     

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