Can't get in.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by iawoodchip, Nov 4, 2014.

  1. iawoodchip

    iawoodchip Songster

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    Surprised the heck out of me. Yesterday I was putting up some plastic weather break for the chicken, while they were free ranging. As evening settled in, I watched as the herded themselves towards the coop. It's getting dark, and we're just finishing dinner, before I go down to lock them up for the night. and who shows up at the back door talking the usual conversing tone that chickens do. I understand what they're telling me. "The door on the run is closed, and we can't get in to go to bed." (and the say chicken are dumb) Yup! I had locked the gate, and forgotten to reopen it. That's the first time I had to escort them back to the house, and roost with the aid of a flashlight. I'm thankful I understand what the tell me sometimes... Jim
     
  2. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Crowing

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    [​IMG] who says chickens aren't smart??
     
  3. IttyBiddyRedHen

    IttyBiddyRedHen Songster

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    My flock speaks English just fine !!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Nope, chickens are not dumb, that's for sure! [​IMG]
     
  5. IttyBiddyRedHen

    IttyBiddyRedHen Songster

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    Uh oh. I left the lid off of the 5 gallon bucket....that is full almost to the top ...with scratch. My bad. [​IMG]
     
  6. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Haha! Chickens are a lot smarter than people think!
     
  7. Bonza Chooks

    Bonza Chooks In the Brooder

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    Yup, chooks certainly do have a way of getting what they want! People should give them more credit. [​IMG]
     
  8. Ponyfeather

    Ponyfeather Songster

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    How cute. Also go them for tell you that you forgot something. XD
     
  9. Kluk-Kluk

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    I don't think you can really appreciate a chicken (and how smart they are) until you own them and spend time with them. Why, even my goldfish communicates with me using body language!
     

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