Doh! forgot my safety goggles!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by frankenchick, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. frankenchick

    frankenchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last night, I was down in the chicken yard and my 10 w/o Araucana jumped up on my shoulder. Cute.

    She was busy preening herself (and me, occasionally) and "singing" the way they sometimes do in the early evening. I was being careful, minding where her beak was in relation to my left eye. I heard a noise up on the deck, turned that way, and zap! she got me in the eye.

    Fortunately, it was more of an inquisitive peck, and I have very fast reflexes. I know it could've been much worse. I'm still going to the eye dr. on Mon., but I don't think there was any real damage. It was like the time I poked myself with my mascara wand.

    Still, I think I'll wear my sunglasses if a chick is going to be on my shoulder. [​IMG]

    Bet the doctor doesn't get too many calls like mine! [​IMG]
     
  2. Jen4

    Jen4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2008
    Munfordville, KY
    Awww man, I'm always scared of that... cause they are fast lil boogers! Glad you ok......... could have been bad.
     
  3. nature nut

    nature nut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are fascinated with eyes! Hope its feeling better. Did the eye doctor tell you not to play with dangerous objects around your eyes?[​IMG]
     

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