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Hitch hiking chicken!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by SkyeAus, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. SkyeAus

    SkyeAus Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all! Had a bit of a situation this morning.
    My fiancé works 60kms east from our property. He rang me half hour after he left this morning. " One of your chickens is here!!
    My dear old 3 and a half year old hen had clung on under his ute for 60km! Mostly rough dirt road

    Betty is fine, missinga couple of feathers but other then that A okay! Miracle chicken!
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow, I'm glad betty is ok. I have read about similar stories about a chicken hitching a ride a couple of times on the forum. I had to look up what an ute is. I thought an ute might be part of a vehicle but it is a type of vehicle. I learned something new.
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Good thing she is okay! What a silly girl!
     
  4. SkyeAus

    SkyeAus Out Of The Brooder

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    I am so amazed that she didn't succumb to shock.
    When I got her down put her with the flock, and she went off on her merry way lol.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    I hope she got a stern lecture about hitch hiking and it's dangers.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    Tell her next time to take a bus
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    At least she didn't get a ride with strangers! I'm glad she was ok. Maybe the next time she wants to see the world, she should just hop a ride on the inside of the vehicle! (And remind her to always wear a seat belt.)
     

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