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Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by SandraMort, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. SandraMort

    SandraMort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2008
    ny
    I felt like a huge poser, saying I was going to free range birds, but having them cooped up. Sort of like saying your exclusively nursing baby is vegetarian, since by definition, ALL exclusively nursing babies are. The chicks were too young to go out in this chilly air until now but now it's official! Sixty six Freedom Rangers left their run and sixty six went back into the coop cooperatively to go to bed. Heck, they didn't just cooperate, they raced like lunatics to get to the coop for their dinner.

    Can I just say how hugely amusing it is to show up in my back yard and have sixty six chickens see me and come running? Yeah, it's just because I'm the one who distributes the snacks, but it's still a riot to watch. I've GOT to get my camcorder up and running. SOON.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    You gotta just love those hundred eyes looking at you and thinking "YUM". Nothing beats looking into a flock or tub of birds and having them all look back!
     
  3. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sixty six woooooooooow I would be sleeping in the chicken coop! I had to beg to be able to get 15! But when see isn't looking I am going to get more and tell her I don't know were they came from! [​IMG] i hope it works
     
  4. SandraMort

    SandraMort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2008
    ny
    Oh, I started at 100 meaties. I lost a bunch to preds, a few to human error and gave 10 away. Ten more are going to Carress here on BYC, too.

    Of course, I have another three dozen in the brooder, too.
     
  5. SandraMort

    SandraMort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2008
    ny
    Oh, and I'm already planning the next purchase. But this *IS* a giant barn with 8 acres.
     
  6. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    i have 105 meaties that come barreling towards me when it's round up time.

    it's so funny. if i have an orange bucket, they will follow me anywhere!

    congrats, Sandra!!! just think, not to long till dinner!
     
  7. SandraMort

    SandraMort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2008
    ny
    So I guess the question is, do they ALWAYS follow you when you leave the house? Am I destined to have 100 birds follow me every time I set foot outside? Will I always have to have a sack of treats on hand in able to go to the yard? How do I keep them from going under my car, once I have a car?
     
  8. SandraMort

    SandraMort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2008
    ny
    How do I get the mail without being like the pied piper, escorting 100 birds to the street to be flattened?
     
  9. SandraMort

    SandraMort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2008
    ny
    What's the orange bucket for?
     
  10. SandraMort

    SandraMort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2008
    ny
    I'm having guilty thoughts... is it wrong to be looking ahead to the NEXT order of baby rangers when this set isn't even dead yet?
     

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