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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ridgefire, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. ridgefire

    ridgefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My wife and I were sitting outside tonight just before dusk. We had the girls out free ranging. I went into the house to make a quick turkey sandwich. I come out sit in my lawn chair, next thing I know I am surrounded by chicks who think its their feeding time. Me being the big softy, I start peeling the crust off and feeding it to them. Well I was holding a piece of crust in one hand and sandwich in the other. I had one come up and grab the turkey right out of the sandwich, :mad: Next thing you know they are all fighting for the meat and I am left holding two pieces of bread with no crust and no meat. [​IMG]
     
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  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    [​IMG] That'll learn ya!
     
  3. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
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    That's a cute story! [​IMG][​IMG]


    I'm so glad that we aren't the only people that sit in chairs in the back yard and just watch our chickens in the early evening. I sure love to do that now.

    I never realized how boring my backyard was until we got chickens and ducks!
     
  4. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    I've lived through that trauma several times.

    You just feel so VIOLATED! [​IMG]
     
  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Ahhh, you must have some of the notorius PigChicken variety. I myself have PigChickens as well. Greedy little buggers.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. ridgefire

    ridgefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After they took the meat out of my sandwich I decided they might as well have the bread too. Well the spoiled brats turned their beaks up at it and wouldnt eat the bread.
     
  8. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    [​IMG][​IMG] spoiled all right! [​IMG]
     
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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  10. FloridaChickenChick

    FloridaChickenChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At least they left you enough to make a JAM SANDWICH.

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