My poor little guy....

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by LilBizzy, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    I get home from work as it is getting dark. As I was heading back toward the coops, one of the teen girls - BB- came running out of the coop. I thought it was very odd, as she is the LAST one to come running to me. Plus, they all are afraid of.. I mean, dislike -the dark so that made it all the more odd.
    She was running back and forth, trying her best to squawk at me. I got a bad feeling. I knew she was telling me to hurry up. So I did.
    I got to the coop door, and hesitated a second. You know how when you know something is wrong, and you are afraid to look? Well, that was me. But, flashlight in hand, I opened the door.
    BB had run into the coop, and was standing next to my poor little rooster. She looked at him, and looked at me, and yelled at me to help him.
    He had gotten his toe caught in the eye hook that we had the roost ramp hooked to at one point. It wasn't just that his toe was caught- he had fallen off the roost. My poor little guy was hanging from the roost by his little toe!!
    He lifted his little head, and I could just see it in his eyes, that little plea for help. I think he was also thinking that it was hard to impress the girls while hanging upside down!
    So I unhooked him, and cuddled him. He acted a little lightheaded for a few minutes, then looked at the roost. His foot seemed fine- the toe didn't seem broken. I put him down on the floor, and he was a little off kilter, but you would be too if you were hanging upside down for who-knows-how-long. Then he was lookng up to the roost, so I placed him up there. And I covered over those eye hooks till I can rip them out tomorrow.

    I'm thinking of renaming him "Pinata"
  2. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    Awwww! LOL what a story! His little lady saved his life! I've heard it's not good to hang a roo upside down for long and he might have just bougt the coop if you hadn't of come along at just he right time. She must have heard you and ran right out for help.

    Bless her! Glad you were there to make it all good.
  3. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    What a cute story! Typical tho, us girls are always saving those boy's butts one way or another![​IMG] What a gal, braving the dark for her man! Hope all is well with your roo, sounds like you made it there just in time! YAY!!! [​IMG]
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Thank god you got to him in time. Too many times our stories turn out bad. [​IMG]
  5. wingnut1

    wingnut1 Crazy Bird Lady

    Quote:How about Pinky? [​IMG]

    Poor little fella - so glad he is OK and that you were there to help! Sweet that the hen came to you for help..... [​IMG]
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    So glad your little roo is okay. [​IMG]
  7. montcapu

    montcapu Songster

    Apr 22, 2008
    laingsburg, MI
    oh poor little guy, but at least he was fine and good thing for that gal of yours
  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Oh, poor little sweetie, he must have been so embarrassed!
  9. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    Quote:Yes, I do think he actually was. The look on his face was more of a " Gee-I-got-myself-into-a-pickle-and-I hope-no-one-will-laugh-at-me" than a pained look.

    The cute part was BB sticking by his side- and she still is..
    Tonight when I was checking on them, I started to pet BB, and McScreamy tried to give me a little bite ( he missed LOL). It was a " keep your hands off my woman" thing.

    Chickens are cool..
  10. nwgirl

    nwgirl Songster

    Mar 27, 2009
    Everett, Washington
    Pinata [​IMG]

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