My Little Hen is 8 Years Old Today: Happy Birthday, Blueberry!

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  1. Barry Natchitoches

    Barry Natchitoches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My little Ameraucana hen - her name is Blueberry - is celebrating her 8th birthday today!


    We're having a party for her, and all of her flockmates are invited.


    We will be serving a large, fresh load of their favorite spring weeds (which they LOVE!), plus plenty of black oil sunflower seeds and some dried meal worms.


    Blueberry LOVES to eat out of my husband's hand, so he will hand feed Blueberry her sunflower seeds.


    Of course, any time he goes to feeding Blueberry by hand (which is pretty much every day, because if he doesn't stop to hand feed her, she gives him "the eye" and guilts him into taking time out to feed her), the two roosters demand to eat out of his hand too. There is no way that the boys will let him feed Blueberry by hand, unless they get fed that way too!


    I'll take pictures of her birthday party. Its the first time we've had a hen live to be 8 years old.


    Happy Birthday, Blueberry !


    This is the birthday girl:



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  2. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Happy Birthday Blueberry!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Junglefowlboss

    Junglefowlboss Out Of The Brooder

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    Happy birthday!! Shes really lucky the usual time hens live is 4 to 6 years. But there are some exceptions, some live till 10 years![​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  4. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Happy birthday Blueberry! [​IMG]
     
  5. Barry Natchitoches

    Barry Natchitoches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "Yeah, that's right! I'm 8 years old now -- so where do I sign up for Social Security ?"
     
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  6. Junglefowlboss

    Junglefowlboss Out Of The Brooder

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    Lol. Looks sort of like one of my ameraucanas.
     

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