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My Cranes Learned How to Surf.................

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by chickenzoo, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Or Perhaps I should say barrel roll..... [​IMG] When I put this floating feeder in the swans mini pond, I never imagined how much fun it would be for the cranes. Sorry about the pic quality, it was very dark outside. The cranes were very curious at first, then one hopped on.... they soon discovered if they flapped their wings it caused the barrel to move and sway, then spin in circles. They took turns trying to get it to spin......I wish I had a movie camera, the pics don't do them justice, they were hopping up and down, really rocking it and hanging off the side.....all the while scaring the swans out of the pond...... too funny.


    What's this thing ?


    Humm..... I can get it swaying....


    I wonder if.........


    YEEE HAAAA... it spins !!!



    Maybe I should teach them log rolling..... [​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2011
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens


  3. Rach1966

    Rach1966 Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 10, 2008
    East TN
    oh, I love it
    and I thought my swans and chickens got into things, this tops the cake
  4. farmdude

    farmdude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 20, 2009
    NE Wisconsin
    Beautiful birds!![​IMG]
  5. Game Bird Guy

    Game Bird Guy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2011
  6. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    They seem like they have tons of personality. Beautiful too. [​IMG]
  7. KansasKid

    KansasKid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2010
    South East Kansas
    Your pictures and commentary always make me laugh and make me want some cranes. lol [​IMG]
  8. aldren90

    aldren90 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 11, 2010
    Chickenzoo you really need to start a book titled "The Crane Chronicles"!!!!!!!!!!![​IMG]
  9. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Well, after the Cranes having much fun the past few days playing spin the barrel...... they managed to sink it, ....with some feed still in it.... what a mess. [​IMG] Must clean out pond..... [​IMG]

    Bad Cranes..... no barrel [​IMG]

    So no feed barrel for them... have to get an empty one with out holes for them to spin. [​IMG]
  10. RingedTeal

    RingedTeal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2011
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
    BAD Cranes [​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2011

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