Note to self - chick raising 101

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by gritsar, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Note to self: When you are wearing a pink bandaid on your pinkie finger, never stick your hand in a pen full of always hungry chicks. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2010
  2. X2Farm

    X2Farm Songster

    Jul 6, 2010
    Homer, GA
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    and all I got here are Dora bandaids for the kids.... guess a trip to the Dollar General is in order [​IMG]
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Funny part is the bandaid is covering an actual bona fide chicken bite. My half blind hen missed when I offered her a piece of bread and almost took my fingernail off. *ouch*
  4. Critter Crazed

    Critter Crazed Chicken Cuddlin' Cheesehead

    Jun 22, 2009
    [​IMG] So true
  5. TheMadChickenLady

    TheMadChickenLady In the Brooder

    Jul 5, 2010

    Too True!

    This rule also applies to painted fingernails and toenails...
    Flip flops in the chicken coop are a VERY bad idea!

  6. thefishery

    thefishery Songster

    Oct 19, 2009
    For future information, don't wear fluffy yarn crocheted flip flops when going out to feed the flock. They'll chase you through the yard back into the house.
  7. kla37

    kla37 Songster

    Apr 18, 2010
    Hillsborough, NC USA
    I have one chicken, Professor McGonnagal, who doesn't "take nice"
  8. Ema

    Ema Songster

    Jun 4, 2010
    N. Ontario CANADA
    also never wear shoe laces into the coop / run....I was running behind and wore my running shoes into the coop to refill their feeders. they tried making off with my shoe laces and when I bent down to re-do my laces one tried to take my glasses!!! Pullets are crazy funny sometimes!!
  9. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    I bought several EE hens at a local swap meet last weekend. 4 of them came together & are about 4 mo. old. Whoever had them before me, hand fed them to death! I will go out & feed, & the 4 will follow me around. I have 6 pens to feed, & throw food in front of them all the way through feeding. They won't eat unless I hold a handful of food for them, & then they attack it like they're starving,& trying their best to get a piece of finger flesh for dessert. [​IMG]

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