Excitement For the Morning. (PIX)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by rebbetzin, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    This morning I was telling my friend in Singapore about my poor hen Sadie, who is molting. There are feathers everywhere! I told her I would email her a photo. So, I go out to the run and take a photo, not a bad photo, just not as clear as I would like and she has POOP on her foot!! Oh no, I have to get a better photo than this one[​IMG]
    I go in the run, which makes the chickens all surround Sadie! Obviously she told them she didn't want any photos taken while she is in such a state! I didn't close the door good, and Sadie escapes into the garden! Thankfully, I shut the gate to that section of the yard, and Spartacus is unable to help me catch Sadie, much to his dismay!

    She was not even able to enjoy her time in the garden, with Spartacus barking at her through the fence.
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    Funny thing about "escaping" chickens, all they do is want back in the run! So, she was fairly easy to catch. I should have just picked her up and taken this photo in the first place!
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  2. GermanChick

    GermanChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, that is a heavy molt !!!
    Poor thing is half naked [​IMG]
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] That's exactly how a few of my girls looked just a month ago!!!
     
  4. uncle rico

    uncle rico Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my hens molting period was nowhere NEAR this bad.....thanks for sharing though
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Good thing that little bald thing it's not up here in. Michigan :lol:
     
  6. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    OH WOW! She really is molting heavily! Poor thing.....She needs a little sweater.....

    Thanks for sharing the pic!
     
  7. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] That's funny!
     
  8. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tucson AZ
    I have never had one get this naked! She looks even worse than the photos!
     
  9. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Pin feathers! Ouch!
     
  10. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Awww, poor Sadie! [​IMG]
     

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