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Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Okie Amazon, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. Okie Amazon

    Okie Amazon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, too bad I don't have a video cam in my chicken coop, I would have some hilarious (to an observer) footage. I always wear flip-flops around the place - easy to rinse off etc. I am also almost always wearing some color or other of toenail polish. Once in a while, one chicken will peck at a toenail just to see if it's a goody.
    Yesterday evening, I go into the coop to feed as usual and suddenly I am being gang-attacked by chicken trying to peck my toes off! I literally had to throw and kick them away, dumped out their food and fled, kicking birds off my feet the whole way. It was only after I escaped that I realized what caused the problem. The toenail polish I am wearing right now is a golden/orange color. Almost exactly CANTELOUPE colored! [​IMG] Must Wear Shoes Into Coop!
     
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  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hehe....I thought you were going to say your polish was a sunny yellow, much like the color of cracked corn! [​IMG]

    You gotta protect the tootsies! [​IMG]
     
  3. weeders n feeders

    weeders n feeders Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never wear nail polish but for some reason my chicks love my toes anyway especially one of the Roos so I know first hand your experience.
    Sounds like it may be time to get a pair of close toes crocks (or one of the cheaper clones)
     
  4. GoldDogsMom

    GoldDogsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also USED to wear flip flops into the coop...knock off crocs are the way to go! Rinse off and toe protection!
     
  5. sjmarshall87

    sjmarshall87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    to them.. toes are like little worms... I too am guilty for wearing the flip flops to the coop and many times have been "attacked" lol.. That's when I began wearing *gasp* socks with my flip flops! [​IMG] I know, I know.. totally not "trendy" for a 24 yr old! Guess I should look into those (what I believe to be) hideous crocks.. [​IMG] but anythings better than socks with your flip flops! [​IMG]
     
  6. Florida_country_boy

    Florida_country_boy Out Of The Brooder

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    I also wear flip flops all the time, luckily they have never pecked my feet or toes. Maybe they just like womens feet. LOL
     
  7. GoldDogsMom

    GoldDogsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Just don't use nail polish!
     
  8. lvchicken

    lvchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2! I am always wearing socks with my flip flops! I'm glad I'm not the only 'freak' [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. mychookschick

    mychookschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love wearing my crocs to the coop ( and the barn, driveway, anywhere they poop really...)! They clean soooo easily! [​IMG]
     
  10. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    Quote:Thats what i wear everyday to the coop, basically anywhere outside.
     
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