My brave little silkie, Jethro

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  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I've been watching the chickens out the window. Some crows are trying to help the chickens eat up their scratch. Most of the flock is ignoring the intruders.

    My tiny little silkie pullet Jethro is not in the mood to share. As soon as the crows land, she stretches out her neck as far as it will go and chases the whole flock of crows.

    Silkies are too funny! [​IMG]
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Now, stop that, Kat. Can't have you start making me see Silkies in a good light. And who can resist a Silkie named Jethro ?
     
  3. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    Mine chase away the cockatoos [​IMG] All of 'em [​IMG]
     
  4. Jacklynn

    Jacklynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's too funny ! [​IMG]
     
  5. jettgirl24

    jettgirl24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Magicpigeon - I'm guessing you must be in Australia... You comment made me laugh though because my chickens have both birds to contend with. My neighbors let their pet cockatoo fly around the neighborhood and it has become friends with a large flock of crows... The cockatoo and the crows often come sit on our roof or in our yard to eye the chickens and their food. My flock is very wary and seem to do their best to avoid them. Certainly aren't as brave as yours!
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:They're growing on me Cyn. Sorry.
     
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  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Cyn, added bonus - Jethro lays the prettiest little cream colored eggs! [​IMG]
     
  8. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    Quote:Yeah, I do live in australia! [​IMG] We get flocks of 20 or more and sometimes they even land on my shoulder to steal food! Here's a pic of my sister and a young female (resist very strong urge to type in "hen" [​IMG]) we call b!%#h because she bites if she doesn't get something. We actually watched her grow up from a day old or so to now about a year. That's why mine aren't afraid of her XD

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  9. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

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    Now you need one of these to carry Jethro around..... [​IMG]

    Dang Silkies don't know how to adjust their stirrups....
     
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  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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