Getting the flock out of here - a diary of a crazy chicken man

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ozexpat, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    funny seeing mrs P in a sweater. it was 100 degrees at our meetup today.
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Oh my Goddess! What HUGE Orps!
  3. piglett

    piglett Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2012
    it's still cool here some days & we are getting frost at night too
    those are imported english orps which are much bigger than the normal american ones
    the little splash cockerel is only 14 weeks old, he will be a big one too come next year.
    they don't get full grown till they are 18 months old

    Last edited: Apr 28, 2013
  4. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    this photo was stolen brazenly from Piglett's Photobucket


    dont try and steal a mango cake in the Philippines!!
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  5. Chickies-duckies-etc

    Chickies-duckies-etc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2008
    A lurker poping up from way back in the thread - Hi!! I saw this post and would like to know what you know about this bird. The little I read about it indicates it is not in the USA - yes or no? Any usa reletives? I ask because I have heard a bird that sounds like this is described. The last couple of years, occasionally, and only at night there is a bird that sounds like a big, wet, fart flies over. Since the sounds moves overhead, it has to be a bird, but as it is dark out, I have never seen it. Then I see this post and wonder about it.
  6. piglett

    piglett Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2012
    correct don't play around at the mall
    they will shoot 1st & may not even care to ask any questions later[​IMG]
    the police & private guards are all over the place
    this one has a 12ga shotgun loaded with oobuck

  7. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    interesting but I think its mostly in spain ans southern europe. it has relatives in Australia and Africa but the non farting kind
    as long as your bird is only farting you should be safe lol
  8. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist

    Aug 1, 2009
    San Diego, CA
    Here are some pics of OZ's wine box Bator-making presentation at the chicken meet-up in San Diego yesterday...


  9. katbriar

    katbriar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2012
    Northern New Mexico
    Could be a common nighthawk. They're active at night and make a call that could be described as you said.

    Check out this site to listen to the "peent" calls. These recordings are really a lot better than what I usually hear when they're in flight.
  10. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    I love it when one lurker brings out another! Welcome. I know nothing of birds that fart in the US. LOL

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