Learning to mow

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Blisschick, Sep 9, 2007.

  1. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

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    Do you think between the collective intelligence of them all, they can figure it out? I wish they would!

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  2. leghorns_rule

    leghorns_rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow pretty birds do they get along with your chickens???
     
  3. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Beautiful! And handy, too! Aw, I'd love a turkey!
     
  5. homecatmom

    homecatmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    If that was my lawn and I couldn't teach the turkeys to mow, I would get a riding mower!
     
  6. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2007
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    Cute pics, what kind of turkeys are they?
     
  7. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

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    Don't I wish I had a riding mower!! We've been talking about it for ages, but have yet to afford one. [​IMG]

    The big guy near the engine is the dad to them all. He's a blue slate. All the siblings (one isn't in the photo) are all from him and a bourbon red. I got 4 different colors out of the batch. So...let this be a prime example of what you get when you mate a bourbon red to a blue slate--a bunch of birdbrains who would rather follow me mowing to have a bug buffet than actually help me out.

    BTW, they get along okay with my chickens. They're kind of like the barnyard police--they make sure everyone is where they belong, and if they're not, they get chased until they get put back in the correct pen. The cats keep clear of them, and the dogs don't dare mess with them as a group.
     
  8. tdgill

    tdgill Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know this is a real old post but its worth bringing it forward!!! LOVE THIS PIC!~ AND the topic! lol!!

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  9. Runt Of The Litter

    Runt Of The Litter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:same here,never seen it before.

    heres one for those wishing to see a chuck using a ride on mower.

    incredible advert.
    its for the UK company; happy eggs.

    well....actualy its a quad bike [ATV] not a ride on mower,and the chuck chuck is not doing the work-its hitching a lift but its pretty cool all the same.
    thats supposed to be how they live but the reality is they are kept in a inhumane battery like hell. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  10. tdgill

    tdgill Chillin' With My Peeps

    thats hilarious too! thanks for sharing!!! and I bet the chickens really like it! lol. I would have thought that the four wheeler ride would scare them, but I've seen how my own chickens behave around the lawn mower (following close behind for bugs) and power tools (one hen jumped up on the table saw when it was running while we were in the process of cutting 2x4s! luckily no one was hurt but a lesson learned for US)
     

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