Oddest thing happened....

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by dandrews1971, Nov 25, 2013.

  1. dandrews1971

    dandrews1971 Chillin' With My Peeps

    So about a week ago, my girls were out free ranging the back yard area. All of a sudden, the roo went crazy, honking & cackling & carrying on & the girls scattered. I ran out to see what was going on & when all were calmed down, I realized one was missing,Meredith, one of our black sex link hens. Looked all over for her, days went by & no sign of her. We figured an owl or a hawk grabbed her. I was surprised as she was fairly good sized. Well lo & behold, my daughter came home today & went to check on them & feed them & there were 5 little bsl's in the yard. Huh?
    We only had 4 after Meredith disappeared.
    Somehow, someway, she survived & found her way back home. She managed to escape nopt only a predator attack, but survived the last several nights with below freezing temps all on her own. What a lucky girl!!!![​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2013
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    She was lucky, Hopefully she is also well educated as to predator evasion.
     
  3. LivingTheDream65

    LivingTheDream65 Out Of The Brooder

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    Animals are way more smarter than we give them credit for. I'm happy she made it home!
     
  4. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    Chickens are also way tougher than any of us give them credit for as Meredith proved.
     

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