I forgot to post about our interesting find! Now with a pic!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by M To The Maxx, May 17, 2010.

  1. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    About 3 weeks ago I was out with the chickens in the backyard when I saw 2 Hawks land in our yard and started attacking a black figure. I ran over to investigate and I saw these 2 Hawks attacking a BSL hen! Not mine but I kicked the Hawks off of her and got her cleaned up. We did not know where she came from so we aqsked everyone with chickens in our neigborhoos who has chickens if they lost one and they said no so we got a new hen! She does not have any feathers on the back of her head but they are already starting to grow back. We quarantined her for 2 weeks and we introduced her to the others last week and she already is apart of the flock. I will try to post a pic of her tomorrow but I have a baseball game so you may have to wait a day!
     
    Last edited: May 19, 2010
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lucky girl that you found her before the hawks finished her off.
     
  3. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Quote:I know.
     
  4. Grand-hen-ma

    Grand-hen-ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, I am so happy you rescued her! She is one lucky girl. I have Red Tailed Hawks all over the place and while I think they are beautiful to see, they better stay away from my girls. Thank God you saw them and were able to react so fast.
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Good job Maxx!
     
  6. fanniefarkle

    fanniefarkle Out Of The Brooder

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    sounds like Chicken Little fell out of the sky. I'm glad that you were able to save her. [​IMG]
     
  7. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    The feathers on her head are already growing back.
     
  8. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Here is a pic that I just took of her. We need name suggestions!
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    Last edited: May 19, 2010
  9. Lolita

    Lolita Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2008
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    She's beautiful! [​IMG]
     
  10. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Nice job, Maxx! She is a pretty girl, with bright eyes! I can't help ya with names. I have very very few chickens with names. Mine are like:
    Big Blue
    Little Blue
    Big Black
    Little Black
    Mr. Friendly (a friendly little chick now grown rooster)
     

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