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Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by sparky chicken, Jan 19, 2014.

  1. sparky chicken

    sparky chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    When my chicken sparky was a baby, we picked him up at a farm store. He almost died over night. He didn't though, thank goodness. After that we named him sparkle. About a month later we realized he was a guy, and renamed him sparky. When he got older, he struggled as the runt. After all, he was the only chicken from the pan fry special.
    One day, the other chickens wouldn't let him eat or drink. He was so mad that he rammed into the other chick, witch went flying out of the box. This act of heroism let every other chick know that he was the boss, and he wouldn't take no for an answer.
     
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    sparky chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    When he got older I thought him to race, and carried him everywhere like a purse. Eventually he started to beat me in races, and did what looked like kung fu. He grew closer to me, and became my favorite chicken.
     
  3. sparky chicken

    sparky chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    When he was full grown he was diagnosed with asma. I began to take extra special care of him.
     
  4. sparky chicken

    sparky chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    That same year a hard winter struck. He wasn't expected to live to spring. He did though. However he got sick. It started with a cold. Later, it took his sight in both eyes. Then he broke his beak. He had to be hand fed. In spring he recovered his sight and grew back his beak.
     
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    sparky chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Now sparky is a full grown 2 year old rooster. With his condition though, and the cold weather, he most likely won't live to 3. Please pray for him, and also pray for his brother Carlos, who has lukeimia.
    Thank you
     
  6. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Sparky has been through a lot, and you have been there to help him every step of the way. I pray for the best for Sparky and his brother Carlos.
     
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  7. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How horrid... prayers to your boys and kudos to you for nurturing them.
     
  8. sparky chicken

    sparky chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Thnx! ;)
     

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