NY chicken lover!!!!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by peggym, Aug 19, 2009.

  1. uphilljill

    uphilljill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm at the Albany airport now and the roads are fine.
     
  2. brahmapapa

    brahmapapa Chillin' With My Peeps

    i feel so bad about this, if you pm me with your email, i will pay for your chicks and a bag of feed to get you started.
     
  3. brahmapapa

    brahmapapa Chillin' With My Peeps

    if you pm me with your email, i will communicate with you and somehow send you the money to pay for your chicks and a 50 lb sac of starter as well....I really hate to see plans get loused up like that, Tom
     
  4. brahmapapa

    brahmapapa Chillin' With My Peeps

    this will give you something to do while you are home....
     
  5. brahmapapa

    brahmapapa Chillin' With My Peeps

    LOL,I like your makeshift diaper idea...
     
  6. brahmapapa

    brahmapapa Chillin' With My Peeps


    LOL,I like your makeshift diaper idea...
     
  7. ChickPrincess

    ChickPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope. But I am blonde. [​IMG]
     
  8. brahmapapa

    brahmapapa Chillin' With My Peeps

    It might be painful momentarily for the chick but i have never lost a chick to blocked vent... my solution to pasty but is as follows......when i encoulter a pasty but, i remove the mess and then pluck the feathers around the vent within about 1/4". with no feathers to cling to the poop doesn't build up and clog the vent. thankfully i don't get very many pasty butts.
     
  9. Tough Old Bird

    Tough Old Bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a chuckle over Gramma Chick's clever improvisation, myself... [​IMG]


    TOB
     
  10. ChickPrincess

    ChickPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our fun filled evening...
    Dh wanted to go to TSC for a part he needed and wanted all of us to go (uh, oh... you DO see where this is headed, right?). After hummin' and hawin', we (note: "I") decided I'd bring home a dozen or so red sex links. I am being good and waiting until the morning. Dh has to dig out the brooder from the backyard. We need new wood chips and chick starter. Otherwise, we're ready to go. The store mgr said he wants to just get rid of them now and will mark them all half price in the morning. Wahoo! $1.50/each for red sex link pullets! I'll pick up 15 or so.
    Anyways, while we were there, the mgr was cleaning the water pails, and discovered that someone had put the waterer on top of two chicks. [​IMG] Little Amberlinks. One had already passed, and another chick was having a hard time getting up, and the others were trampling the poor thing. He let us take it home to try and revive him/her. It's hard to tell at this point if it will make it. My daughter is trying to give it water here and there (has not drank on its own). One minute it will stand up and chirp and look alert and the next minute it flops on its belly and seems to be breathing too hard. All we can do is try! Wish us luck! If he/she survives we will call it "Pancake". Doesn't seem to be anything broken.

    Then on the way home, on a (somewhat) country road, we came upon an accident that had JUST happened. No one hurt, thankfully, but the driver who was at fault was an older man (85 or 90) who had NO CLUE what happened. He had swerved over the line and sideswiped this young girl. As we backed up to see if she was okay, the guy started to drive off. He was several hundred feet ahead. Another driver was pulled over behind him and called 911. He drove down the road and was again all over the road. About a mile up he pulled over again. We were able to box him in with the other driver who called 911. We were close to 5 & 20 and thought if he got on the main road he'd end up killing someone. My husband got out and convinced him to take the keys out of the ignition and put them on the floor. 30 seconds later he was asking where his keys were so he could go. I don't know if he was hammered or some sort of mental illness. Scary. That girl was lucky she was only sideswiped and not hit head-on. Thankfully, a state trooper was nearby and got there very quickly.
    And the whole time my daughter had the chick in her hands in the backseat. [​IMG]
     

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