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Guess what we found in the chicken run *UPDATE*

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Redfeathers, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    A young pied Cockatiel! She was just sitting on a perch along with the chickens. They didn't seem to mind her being there at all. I think she's hand fed, she is very tame and sweet. I'm trying to find her rightful owner, but if we can't I think we will keep her. Talk about a surprise though. It was really hot and she was pretty weak but seems to be perking up nicely.
     
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  2. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    About a hundred people are going to reply and tell you to make sure that bird isn't sick, and to keep it away from your chickens until you know it's healthy.

    I'm glad the birdy found a good home! [​IMG]
     
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    Aww that is really sweet! We need pics!
     
  4. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    Here is a picture of her/him coming over to me when I opened the door. We have it in a wire dog crate until the owner is found.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    Look at the way it smiles! [​IMG]
     
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  6. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    AWE! How very sweet - and what an interesting find! Hope you find her owner, if they're missing her. If not, then I bet she found a wonderful home! [​IMG]
     
  7. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Looks like a boy, but I don't know anything about them. [​IMG]
     
  8. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    To my non-professional eye, that looks like a very young bird.

    Probably someone got him/her from the petstore and thought it'd be nice to put birdy out on the porch for some fresh air.

    They are quite clever at opening cages... [​IMG]

    I have a budgie (parakeet) that we found in a similar way about 3 or 4 years ago!

    If you can't find the rightful owners, I hope you enjoy her!
     
  9. hazelton farms

    hazelton farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's pretty cool! I hope it all works out the way you'd like.

    Stacy
     
  10. countryatheart

    countryatheart Out Of The Brooder

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    My son and 2 nephews once came home from walking around the block in our neighborhood with a white budgie. It was very weak and easy to catch. After a night in a cage with food and water, it was fiesty!
     

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