Chickens in the wind

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by sezjasper, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. sezjasper

    sezjasper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like winter has blown over to the east coast...cold and WINDY today...so windy I really didn't want to let my chickens out to play. But I felt bad for them stuck in their run all day, so out they came. I have never laughed so hard...the wind was blowing, the chickens were running around and Nellie had her wings out...just a bit, but it was enough for the wind to get under and pick her up off the ground! She blew forward about three feet...not a lot, but she kind of went up / forward / and down, not rough at all, kind of like Mary Poppins coming in for a landing!! Oh I wish I could have caught it on camera!! I spent the whole afternoon in the sunroom wrapping presents, but half the time looking out the window to make sure a chicken didn't sail on by!! Great fun!!
     
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    [​IMG] That would have been funny to see.
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] I bet that was so funny to see! They had a fun afternoon!
     
  4. SarahJaneB

    SarahJaneB Chillin' With My Peeps

    soo funny [​IMG] this little emoticon has new meaning! [​IMG] , we had a massive windstorm here and my girls came out twice and went back in almost immediately, they didn't like it one bit.
     
  5. Yeah that would have been funny But not good!
     
  6. oh and that reminds me we were going to have a Sleep over and The wind was so Strong! it blew poor Sparrow our Bantams Far away from the Flock! LoL it was funny but not safe[​IMG]
     
  7. Mac14

    Mac14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope I will see a video someday, but not see it in person! [​IMG]
     
  8. sezjasper

    sezjasper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thankfully, the girls wised up after Nellie's adventure and they did spend a good bit of time in a sheltered area of the yard. But go back to their coop before bedtime? No way!

    Today we are having our first snowfall of the year, which is also the first snowfall of the girls' life...awwww! Knowing it was coming, I made the girls spend the day in the run which is still weather-proofed from Hurricane Sandy. I'm sure they spent the day grumbling about me [​IMG]I got an egg from each of them today, but they probably won't give me any tomorrow...take that, Mama Grinch!
     

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