Do we interfere/worry too much these days?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by HollyWoozle, Sep 18, 2018.

  1. HollyWoozle

    HollyWoozle Chirping

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    Thank you! I'm glad to know I'm not the only one. I do think you're right... they kept chickens because it was practical to do so and didn't find the same joy in it as I do, but then I guess with the joy comes the stress sometimes too. We also have horses, cats and ducks and sometimes I wonder why :lol:
     
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  2. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Free Ranging

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    All dressed up. Crippled feet
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    AudieWarren Songster

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  4. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

    That is too cute!
     
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  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Poor thing looks deformed. Reminds me of pug dogs.
     
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    roosterhavoc Free Ranging

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    That bird is a hot mess! Scoliosis?
    He probably has to lay down to eat. Lol
     
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  7. Mimi’s 13

    Mimi’s 13 fuhgettaboutit

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    That little dude can definitely stand at attention! :lau
     
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  8. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds!

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    I used to like you. :plbb
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  9. Grits&Eggs

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    My two cents, my parents and grand parents also had chickens, they also had lots of land, guns they would use to kill predators, less access to fresh food (they also had goats and other barn animals they would raise to eat). My setup is for eggs mostly, my neighbor would not like me to shoot a gun - even at a predator (i tried to use my bb gun to shoot a rat and still haven't heard the end of it) since they are less than a half acre away. We all do what we can, my life is very different from my parents/grandparents and I am confident that my chickens and our lives are comfortable and adapted for us all
     
  10. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    I know, I'm sorry, but...dogs(pugs are not the only ones) bred to have those smashed(deformed) faces have serious breathing problems, tongues that won't fit in their mouths, bulging eye problems...it's just terribly cruel IMO. Saw a pet vet show where they had to amputate over half of a dogs tongue so it could chew it's food without also chewing it's tongue.<shudders>UHG!
     

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