Chicken or Turkey?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by JAK Rabbitry, Nov 14, 2010.

  1. JAK Rabbitry

    JAK Rabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well our one Buff Orp roo has never seemed to like the other chickens. they never fought but he avoids the flock like the plague. My flock pretty much stays between the barns, road, and house, however he wanders way way out into our horse pasture and hangs out with our horses every day. Walks right between their legs. And my husband will whistle to call the horses to meals...and the horses RUN down the hill and over the fields all the wya to the barn. And this chicken will take off after them as fast as he can run too. However he poops out at the bottom of the hill and waits for them in the shade. It's quite comical to watch. We call him ''Horse Chicken''

    Today however the horses didn't go out due to rain, but horse chicken can usually be seen out the living room window, 'grazing' and waiting for his 'herd'. But we also have a huge flock of about 80-100 turkeys that roam through every day. Today though was unusual, as they seemed to welcome Horse Chicken into the flock and they hung out and grazed together for about half an hour, slowly making their way to the forest....eventually taking Horse Chicken with them. I fear he'll never return, but i'm happy he's found his place in the world....as a turkey. We all just want our kids to be happy, right?

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  2. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Pennsylvania
    Thats so funny! Those turkeys are beautiful, so no wonder he hangs with them! [​IMG]
     
  3. peep this

    peep this Out Of The Brooder

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    Did he ever come back?
     
  4. JAK Rabbitry

    JAK Rabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Its dark outside now, I haven't seen him.
    Born freeeeee.....
     
  5. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice story! Our guineas always seem interested in getting friendly with the wild turkeys, but they haven't been welcomed in.
     

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