Coloring a Chick for Easter - CAUTION GRAPHIC & CRUEL (Not real: Joke)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by PurpleChicken, Feb 17, 2008.

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  1. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    I've been experimenting with coloring some of my extra Leghorns for Easter.
    I've tried bleach, peroxide, lead paint, spray paint, airbrushing. I usually end
    up with dead chickens. Hey, they are only chickens anyways. Who cares.
    This batch I colored with a blend of enamel and gasoline.

    First you clean the feathers by dipping in gas, unleaded only. We don't want
    to poison them with lead.

    Then I dry them off with a heat gun.

    The ones that survive get dipped, head first, into an enamel paint.

    Dry them in the microwave for 10 seconds. Any more than that cooks their
    insides and makes a mess in the microwave.

    Oh, always wear gloves if you are trying this at home.

    With a lot of practice and plenty of extra chicks you can have these wonderful
    colored animals to help celebrate Easter.

  2. jab91864

    jab91864 Songster

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    Wow, after all that you'd think they would glow in the dark...

    Julie [​IMG]
  3. sfisher

    sfisher Songster

    Jan 20, 2008
    Myrtle Beach
    You have better luck than me. Mine all died!
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    your right in the title. graphic and cruel. wow!
  5. McGoo

    McGoo Songster

    You're really good at photo shop!!!! [​IMG]
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    They look radioactive.
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2008
  7. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    [​IMG] Very pretty! Can I have them?
  8. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Quote:That is in the dark [​IMG]
  9. countryboy

    countryboy Songster

    Oct 31, 2007
    Quote:if you look closer at the pics they are actually glowing, another fine job pc [​IMG]
    you beat me to it lurky
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2008
  10. Moonwalker

    Moonwalker Songster

    Jan 9, 2008
    Washburn, MO
    Be careful, if the temp on the heat gun is too high, you end up with Chicken Nuggets Flambe!
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