Blind Tiny's search for the perfect roommate. PICTURES ADDED!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Southern28Chick, Aug 22, 2007.

  1. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    I've been looking for a silkie or polish to be a roommate for Blind Tiny. I have not been able to find one. So once again I looked at my flock for a good girl.

    I think I found her. Big Bertha, one of my EE's. Today I put her in the pen with Tiny and I sat in Tiny's run for about an hour to make sure they were getting along. There was no problems but I took Bertha out before I left the chicken yard because I didn't know if Bertha would be mean to Tiny when I left. Tonight Bertha (who's at the bottom of the pecking order) was being kicked out of the chicken house and I thought maybe she'd get a good nights sleep in Tiny's Townhouse. I put her in the townhouse with Tiny and the last time I checked they were snuggled close together sleeping. I think this'll work. I'm going to go out right now and try to get a picture of the 2 new happy roommates.
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2007
  2. pricem11

    pricem11 Songster

    Aug 14, 2007
    Pittsboro, NC
    Awww, that's awesome! Maybe they'll be good friends.
  3. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Songster

    Jul 11, 2007
    thats great! too bad you dont have an excuse to get more chickens now... [​IMG]
  4. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Songster

    Jul 7, 2007
    Where's the picture? [​IMG]
  5. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    Here's the 2 happy roommates.
    I woke them up when I opened the door to their run. In one picture Tiny (Barred Rock) looks like she's looking at the camera. I think she can see a little bit of light but other than that she's completely blind.


    Oh and I fugured out who's web I walk into every night. This is a cool picture. I have no problem with spiders, they freak me out sometimes but they're way better than snakes:
  6. chicks rule

    chicks rule Songster

    Apr 10, 2007
    SW MO
    Awwww, I hope things work out for Tiny, and that is a very cool pic of the spider and web, Just wouldn't want to run into it after dark, lol
  7. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    What a great pic of the girls...I am so glad they are getting along. Im sure your Bertha will help Tiny through it all. And for the spider, might I say...ewww ewww ewwww!!!!!
  8. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    First off all, Glad this is looking good for tiny. We all love happy endings [​IMG]
    Second, i just need to say that i would take a million snakes over that one spider. If i walked through a web only to later find out it belonged to THAT spider.....I would probably be sick to my stomache. Your one tough cookie lady.
  9. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    Quote:I would probably be ok with snakes but I was chased by an 8' black snake when I was a teenager. It chased me about 100 yards. Seriously! And then I was very excited when I first ordered my chicks but then when they moved outside at 5 weeks old my only baby roo was killed by a black snake. I'm not really scared of them, they've just rubbed me the wrong way. I don't kill snakes though, I rehome them. Even the one that killed my baby Bok Bok. Spiders on the other hand have never done anything to me. I walk into this one's web EVERY NIGHT!!! And still here he is, making a web in the same dag on spot!

    Edited to add: You'd think I'd remember where the web is and try to avoid it but NOOOOOO! It's not a huge spider but it does have very thick, hairy legs.
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2007
  10. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    OMG, look at all the feathers in Tiny's Townhouse. [​IMG] I'm going to clean the houses tomorrow. That looks terrible. In my defence though, it has been very hot out lately.

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