How to NOT have your chicken ran over...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by KofLee, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. KofLee

    KofLee Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah I'm still a newbie....but please keep your chicks in check. I was on my way to work this morning (I live in Austin). Saw a dead/dying Bantam in the road. Past by, looked in the rearview...saw a truck pass saw a chicken try to get to the curb. Pulled a U-Turn put on my hazards & picked up the chicken. Was in the driveway w/4 other Bantams by the curb, driveway & busy street. Calling, holding a dying chicken....this guy squeezes through his gate w/two dogs barking their **** heads off. He didn't seem too upset about it. I am going to start carrying scratch & a big box. I see those Bantams again I'm gonna snatch/claim them. Just upset, had to share. Please keep your chicks in check. K :hit
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    That is too bad, I guess some people don't care, they might if they knew they could be held responsible for any damages if their chickens caused a wreck.
     
  3. KofLee

    KofLee Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, it sucked. Problem is, the hood I drive thru daily...they do not care. I've seen them chicks before. Just gonna take em next time. They didn't seem to care..& I am working on chicken vallah...;)
     
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  4. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    They may not care about the chickens running loose, but they may care about you taking what's theirs. That's theft no matter how you try to justify it.
     
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