My Friendly Birds

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by ddcoyne, May 17, 2011.

  1. ddcoyne

    ddcoyne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love my chickens. I used to think that, when I was old, I was going to be the crazy cat lady. I have now decided I will be the crazy chicken lady. lol

    I go out to the coop each day with treats. All 15 of the chickens in the coop come running because they know I bring yummy food. Many will jump into my lap to get a better chance at the snacks. However, I have a few that will stay in my lap after the food is gone. One is our friendly little roo.

    Here he is roosting on my hand/lap:
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    I really hope he stays so friendly, because I like him very much and would feel terrible if I had to cook him. I don't think I could, actually. I think he'll grow up to be very handsome.

    Then, I have a very special little bird, Diana, who thinks I'm a pirate and that she's my parrot. There is never a time that I enter the coop that she does not hop up on my shoulder and perch/roost for at least 10 minutes, usually longer. And I'm proud to say, she has never pooped on me! lol
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    We named her Diana because, from a very young age she would hunt insects. Diana, goddess of the hunt, proved to be an appropriate name. And I think it suits her because she seems so dainty compared to the rest of her flock. She is smaller, svelte and graceful (as graceful as a chicken can be, I suppose).

    These birds make me happy.
     
  2. uncle rico

    uncle rico Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lets hope that nice little roo doesn't turn mean on you [​IMG]

    BTW, I love Napoleon Dynamite (just check out my username and you'll know what I'm talking about!) [​IMG]
     
  3. MyMummble

    MyMummble Out Of The Brooder

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    I love your chickens!! They are really cute!! I hope the roo stays nice!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. harmona1

    harmona1 Out Of The Brooder

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    OMG, I thought the SAME thing! (Except I was going to be the crazy dog lady.) But I wanted chickens for years and finally broke down and got some- and now I am TOTALLY ADDICTED!!!!
     
  5. ddcoyne

    ddcoyne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Uncle Rico, I have that quote in my sig written on one of the beams in our coop! lol
     
  6. uncle rico

    uncle rico Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow, very cool [​IMG]
     
  7. Tina D

    Tina D Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww, your chickens are beautiful!
     
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Aw, your chicks love you!
     
  9. rhpues

    rhpues Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got mine they are 7 weeks old. Siler laced brahmas, How did you tame yours. I go out every day and sit with them, they come close now but I have to catch them if I want to hold them. I just got them last week.
     
  10. stephjorg

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    love your chickens!
     

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