Look what I caught in my rescue meaties feeder!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by gritsar, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I am still successfully raising my rescue meaties with my layer chicks. It takes alot of vigilance to make sure everyone gets enough to eat and drink. I have three 5 gallon waterers. I have a total of four 12 lb. feeders, two that only the layer chicks can reach, and have to check the feed level in them several times a day. The layer chicks love to free range and a few of the meaties have caught on to the idea.
    I just went to check the feeders and look what I found in one of the the meaties feeders:



    That's Ellie Mae (who I'm almost certain is a cockerel), one of my two silkie chicks. No matter how many times I try to explain it to her, I just can't convince her that she's not a meatie!
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2010
  2. love_a_duck

    love_a_duck Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2010
    Waterford, Michigan
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    that little silkie puff coming out of that feeder made me bust out laughing!
    i love it!

    thank you.

  3. Firearia

    Firearia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome! [​IMG]
  4. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    That picture is too funny!!!!! [​IMG]
  5. Great pic!!

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    How did she get in there?
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Get her out of there, quick! They'll eat her, too!
  7. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
  8. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Oh that is too precious!!!!!

    She/he says: "Y'all don't mind if I just stay in here awhile, do you?"

  9. chicknduck

    chicknduck Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2010
    Thanks for the laugh. [​IMG]
  10. Grey's

    Grey's Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2010
    Ottawa, ON Canada

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