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My chicken is a rat!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FingerLakesChick, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. FingerLakesChick

    FingerLakesChick Songster

    Mar 14, 2007
    Western New York
    Saturday morning, I'm in the kitchen. The girls are free-ranging in our yard. It's usual for them to come up to the kitchen door to say hello to me, because they usually get treats if they do. Once in a while one will get separated from the rest and the porch is a refuge until the others show up or I go out and take the little lost girl in hand (or wing) and we walk the yard until we find the rest of the flock. So this Saturday, I hear this BAUUUK... BAWKKAWKKK... over and over... I go out to the porch and there's Junie, my sweetie little RIR all alone just squawking her head right off. I think, well she is separated from the rest... so I pick her up and off we go. And go and go and go around and around the yard.. where are the girls? Junie's just going full bore now... BAWKKKAWKKK!! Then through the hedgerow I spot a flash of white!! Those little stinkers were in the road. I think Junie came to tell on those girls!! Glad she did... phewwww!! So I yelled and they all came runnin'. So happy that my chicken is a rat!!
  2. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Songster

    Jul 11, 2007
    thats great! that is really interesting as well! how did they get out?
  3. schmoo

    schmoo Songster

    May 7, 2007
    West MI.
    [​IMG] Good girl!! I hope she got an extra treat for that one!
  4. FingerLakesChick

    FingerLakesChick Songster

    Mar 14, 2007
    Western New York
    They free-range our 2 acre yard when we are home. They're like teenagers... they have to test their limits I guess!!
  5. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Oh what a good little tattle tale! Glad everyone is safe back in the yard!

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