For Those Who Ask About Zane...Here's My Boy Today (PICS)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by speckledhen, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Had to cut his spurs because they were getting in his way. He doesn't need them because they'd do him no good anyway, crippled as he is. He was loving the new grass that we recently planted. You can see how he uses his wings as crutches. It was a year ago this month when he was first injured.
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    Awww, I just love hearing about Zane! He is such a miracle boy! [​IMG] You are so good to have worked so hard over months and months to save him. A lesser person might have given up. [​IMG]
  3. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    [​IMG] Awww Bless is little rooster heart. What a sweetie he is. I always love seeing Zane pictures.
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Zane is an angel. I hate that his poor wing feathers are so beat up from using them to get around and from beating them against the cage walls, but he does very well. I make sure he gets things he especially likes a couple of times a week, like a chopped up tomato. You can see that his color is good and he still enjoys his life more than you would imagine. He visited with Gypsy today, too.
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Look at that trooper! Go Zane!!!!
  6. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    Glad to hear is is still doing well! He looks great!
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    It was so funny today when a BYCer came to pick up two SLW hens she bought from me. She came up the steps to the house, and said, "I have to ask-why is there a chicken in a playpen?'". Zane was soaking up the rays up on the deck today.
  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    That is one determined bird who was very lucky to have an equally determined human to help him. Too many would have wrung his poor neck at the first sign of infirmity. These pictures just illustrate why I think so highly of you.
  9. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

    Mar 3, 2008
    Quote:Ditto... [​IMG]
  10. suenrob

    suenrob Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Wow, has it been a year already? Thanks for the update. So glad to see he is still so determined. You've done a wonderful job with him. [​IMG]

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