Ran over a bird today- already dead

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Imp, Dec 4, 2010.

  1. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Was out mowing the lawn when I heard a loud thump. Looked down to see lots of little gray & brown feathers. I ran over the remains of a wild bird, probably a black capped chicadee.
    I have a sneaking suspicion the the chickens had killed it. This morning I was watching them trying to catch the little birds if they came down to ground level.

    Imp's glad that imps are bigger than chicadees. [​IMG]
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    So you cut up your chickens food for them?? [​IMG] ( [​IMG] )
     
  3. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Quote:LOL!!! This morning I was doing the chores and I opened the Duck Coop door and all these sparrows flew out and the ducks were just staring!
     
  4. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    Quote:Good one redhen! [​IMG]
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:Every single day I make them a salad for dinner.

    Last night was garden spinach with cheerios
     
  6. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    Spinach with cheerios Imp? ewww yuck!
    But then again I'm not a chicken. So maybe that's a good thing.
     
  7. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:Lol! For tonight I just made them Apple Cabbage slaw with Whiskas, garnished with a sprinkle of oats

    Imp- hungry yet?
     
  8. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2010
    Quote:LOL!!! This morning I was doing the chores and I opened the Duck Coop door and all these sparrows flew out and the ducks were just staring!

    Always a ton of little birds in my coops and runs. They are perching with the chickens side by side when I open the door then they start flying around. They make a worse mess out of the feed then the chickens do. [​IMG]
     
  9. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    You were mowing? [​IMG]

    We can't even see our lawn
     
  10. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

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    I went over to my neighbors and peeked inside her coop to check out her new chickens and a flock of probably 100 little birds flew outta there. I have never yet seen a single bird inside my coop let along inside my run. Don't you think that's weird??

    Poor little chickadee. If it wasn't dead already it was sick so you did the poor little thing a favor.
     

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