Chicken caught in Fly trap!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by All about the EGG, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. Let me say it was quite a "sticky" situation! I thought it was hung high, out of the way. Apparently not! It was wrapped from behind the head, all the way between the legs. Gonna a be a while before the feathers are all clean. Sorry, no pics.
  2. McGoo

    McGoo Songster

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    Maybe not so funny to the little chook - more of a sticky situation!
  3. slyfoxpeeps

    slyfoxpeeps Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Lewisburg, WV
    I know it's not funny, but I would have loved to see a pic of that! [​IMG]
  4. kart_chicks

    kart_chicks In the Brooder

    Oct 2, 2007
    Now that is funny!![​IMG]:lau
  5. kart_chicks

    kart_chicks In the Brooder

    Oct 2, 2007
    Now that is funny!![​IMG]:lau
  6. I wanted to take a pic...I was so worried about the bird!
  7. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    Ohhh, the poor lil stickie chickie!! I do feel quite bad for her.

    Yet, at the same time, I did chuckle.
    Hmm, can we patent your new chicken catcher?
  8. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    I need a couple of those "chicken paper" traps to keep the little buggers outta my veggie garden!!
  9. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

    Jan 11, 2007
    (hint>fat dissolves fat and a washup in a mild dishsoap after should do the trick) here is the recommedations from veterinary source:
    "...To remove asphalt or sticky traps used to control or monitor insect and rodent populations, polysorbate 80 containing cremes may be used, but butter may be equally effective and much less expensive. Alternatively, a mechanic's hand degreaser (e.g., Goop[​IMG]) may be quite effective. These agents may also be effective in removing oil-based paint from animals. Naturally, this is followed by a thorough bath. "
    (Veterinary Toxicolgy - V. Beasley)
  10. chickenlady

    chickenlady Songster

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    I had the exact same thing happen to a chicken I was going to be showing in a month. It was horrible. Like you, I was so worried that I didnt take pics. Sure wish I did though, it was hyterical. Her head was wrapped up, her tail was wrapped up, it went between her legs like a diaper. She would not let me catch her so she got it all off herself. I let her be for the month and when it came time for her show bath, all the glue had worn off the feathers.

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