Funny and Scary

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BolenBrood, Dec 3, 2007.

  1. BolenBrood

    BolenBrood In the Brooder

    Jun 26, 2007
    Last night my favorite and friendliest chicken named Nugget was sitting on my shoulder and I was talking to her. Suddenly she cocked her head, looked right in my eye and pecked my contact lense out! It didn't hurt my eye but she ate my contact lense! [​IMG]

    I love having her on my shoulder but I am a little freaked out! Just had to share.
  2. jenichick

    jenichick Songster

    Jun 1, 2007
    This has happened before. Chickens will PECK your eye out, be careful, you're lucky it was only your contact lens and not your iris. I don't let mine get too close to my eyes after my earring got pecked out of my ear.
  3. TxChiknRanchers

    TxChiknRanchers Songster

    Aug 18, 2007
    Southeast Texas
    No kidding! Thats scary, dont get that close to the chickens myself. Kinda like the I'm up here your down there perspective! I've had them look at my fingertips in that "I think I'm gonna peck that " sort of way. You are so lucky! I know they dont necessarily mean any harm but I wouldn't let one near my face! I've seen what they do to each others butts!
  4. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    I've been pecked in the eye and had an earring eaten. They like shiny purdy stuff. [​IMG]
  5. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    OMGosh, I am blind as a bat without my contacts. That little bugger. I would have to feel my way back to the house. [​IMG] Last time I went to the eye doc I told him I was blind as a bat, he said a lot of people say that.....then he looked at my chart and said well, in this case you really are. Thanks Doc. [​IMG]
  6. paganfish

    paganfish Songster

    Sep 15, 2007
    Fleming, Colorado
  7. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

  8. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Songster

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    Quote:You saying,"you got purdy eye's?" hehehehe

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