hi everyone from SE Michigan

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by miracle mama, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. miracle mama

    miracle mama New Egg

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    I just wanted to say hi to all and tell our story.

    We had quite a flock going (6 guineas, 4 turkeys, 3 ducks and 7 chickens) when we were decimated by a coop fire. We believe it was caused by the heat lamp. Anyway, the fire was so intense that it melted the heat lamp and turned our coop to ash with a few sticks pointing up that were the corner posts of the coop. I thought the entire flock was a loss, when one of the firemen pointed out where one was hiding in the tall grass.

    Little Miracle is doing well now, despite the fact that she has lost the end of all her toes. Those I do not think will grow back, but the singed feathers did. We keep her in a paper lined cage in the house during the night and let her out during the day to peck and scratch and do what ever chickens do.
     
  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     
  3. greenbird

    greenbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello [​IMG]
     
  4. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry for your loss! Glad one survived! [​IMG] from NC
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Oh, that's awful, so sorry about what happened to your flock [​IMG] I'm glad that you have Little Miracle, though, & I hope she continues to do well [​IMG]
     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. Sorry for your losses.
     
  8. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Quote:Oh gosh, what an amazing story. So sorry about the fire but glad to hear that L.M. is doing well.

    We're happy that you joined us, please let us know if we can answer any questions at all!
     
  9. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Janie1972

    Janie1972 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I am new as of yesterday and also from SE Michigan. Welcome!! So sorry about your loss. Good luck with L.M.
     

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