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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by jchny2000, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. vickichicki

    vickichicki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As an avid bird watcher there are a few birds that have remained rather elusive to me. The rather stunning Wood Duck being one of those that I have never seen.
    A friend of mine from Texas sent me a package one day, open it up and about freaked.
    He had sent me his first ever duck kill which happened to be a Wood Duck. It is beautifully stuffed and mounted. It was a phenomal gesture, but I defiantly put it on my 'who sends someone someing like that' list.

    I can see why people do it, recording memorable times/pets. But wanting someone else dead animal for their own collection is odd. Specially if it is something they too can find for themselves.

    Still chucking at the phrase 'proudly mounting my birds since 1971'.
     
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  2. julie0477

    julie0477 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I have friends that do taxidermy. Just asking for a persons dead chicken struck me as funny at 1am. I used to always joke that I was going to have my favorite dog stuffed when she passed so I could always have her around ;). That was before it actually happened. She ended up under my tree. Anyway, I didn't mean any offense. To each their own. Every one is different that's what makes life interesting.
     
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  3. julie0477

    julie0477 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah I think that's what got me lol
     
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  4. SallyinIndiana

    SallyinIndiana Overrun With Chickens

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    I had a Bob call me yesterday asking to buy 2 BO roosters. I did not have any. I will send you his info.
    So sorry, glad it was not your favorite.

    I see it as strange for a residential collection but if it is like a museum room or something maybe not so strange. After all there are tons of wax museums and The wax people makers had to start off somehow. Think of strange others felt when they walked into a house that had a wax statue.
     
  5. wheezy50

    wheezy50 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks
     
  6. wheezy50

    wheezy50 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Martinsville RK still has ISA brown pullets as of this morning, if anyone was still looking.
     
  7. Kiniska

    Kiniska Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also think it is pretty cool. There are many animals that the only way we know what they look like is from the mounted specimens in Museums. I think having a collection of SOP birds is a super cool idea and a great learning tool.
     
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  8. racinchickins

    racinchickins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Didn't make it there till just before closing. Only ISA Browns
     
  9. CRSelvey

    CRSelvey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so happy for you that its all clear. Its scary when Mareks comes into the conversation.

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    I was thinking the lady was a little whacky, but I'd probably just say no thanks. After reading your explanation it makes more sense. This is just another good example of the ranges of normal for people on this thread, from "I have chickens as pets in the house" to production farms and now creeped out by stuffed chickens to "please do"... I personally like my chickens stuffed with sausage stuffing.
     
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  10. wheezy50

    wheezy50 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just checked the bantams coop. My broody hens have at least two new chicks poking out from under their wings.

    I'm going to wait till after the colts game and try to figure out just how many there are.
     
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