RIDGERUNNER, I have a question!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gritsar, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    In the past you have stated that I have a preference for raising "non-real" chickens. I'm wondering what you would call my latest flock member Widget?

    Widget is 6 months old, so full grown for all intents and purposes. She weighs 9 ounces and is approx. 5 1/2 inches tall. So is she real or non-real? Thanks in advance for clearing this up for me. [​IMG]

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  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    The chicken is real.

    I'm not so sure about Gritty. [​IMG]

    Imp- Clear that one up, if you can.[​IMG]
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    No, no, no! You are confused as usual Imp. I'm real, Widget is real, it's the cats that are imaginary.
     
  4. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    NINE OUNCES???? [​IMG]
    Heck, that isn't even big enough to make a chicken nugget!
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  5. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings


    But it would fit nicely on a hamburger bun.......
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Gritty is real. (Well, most of the time) [​IMG]

    That is not a real chicken - perhaps a very large parakeet? [​IMG]

    Does she live in a cage in the house? [​IMG]
     
  7. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I'm not convinced. I'll need some scientific proof that Gritty is real. I'm thinkin' restraints and a very large hatpin.

    And yes, Gritty lives in a cage in the house.

    Imp- off to search for hatpins
     
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I have the smaller of my two brooders set up in the house. I have informed my husband that should our February temperatures get nasty, i.e., below 30*F (February typically being our coldest month) Widget will be coming in the house, along with Dragon the crossbeak.

    I bought Widget as a companion for Dragon, now that Dragon's hatchmate Harley is too big to share a coop with her anymore. Turns out Widget is smaller than Dragon.
     
  9. Spookwriter

    Spookwriter Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I take it that Widget's parents probably weren't Jersey Giants?

    It seems that Widget must be one of those there "midget chickens"
    I use to read about in a book...Chicken Little.


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  10. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Widget is a REAL adorable chicken!
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