Simple Post Office Folks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mangled, May 11, 2009.

  1. mangled

    mangled Chillin' With My Peeps

    So, today after work, I go to the mailbox and there's a flyer that says I have live animals waiting for me at the post office.

    Huh? I didn't order any live animals.

    So, get my girl off the bus and drive the 9 miles to the post office and the guy behind the desk, says, Hey, it's the chicken lady! What can I do for you?

    I show him the flyer and he gets me my box of hatching eggs. It's marked Live Embryos, Perishable, Fragile, as well it should be. He said the mail carrier didn't want to leave them on the front porch because she was afraid the sun would heat the box to the point the eggs would hatch.


    Don't you all wish it was that easy??

    So, I stood there and gave the Reader's Digest version of incubating eggs, they all stood and stared at me in amazement (or horror? lol) and I went on my merry way.

    My 6 year old watched the whole exchange and when we got to the van, she asks: Momma, why didn't that man know about chickens?
    I told her not everyone knows about chickens.
    She was quiet for a moment and simply said, Well, if he's a grown up and doesn't know that chicks won't hatch in a box on the porch, he can't be very smart.

    See? I'm raising her right.

    Anyways, it gave me a giggle. She's on the phone with her Gramma right now telling her about the simple Post Office people.

  2. princessmama

    princessmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2009

    I love having smart kids [​IMG]
  3. jhart101

    jhart101 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2009
    Clayton, NC
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    Love it!
  4. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Oh!! I love it! Yes, you are raising her right!!
  5. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    LOL! That is one smart girl!! You sure are raising her right!![​IMG]
  6. selinagil

    selinagil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hilarious!!! It's amazing how little some folks know about chickens. At least they are kind PO workers and were trying to be on the safe side. [​IMG]
  7. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 17, 2008
    DC Region
    Bwahhahahhahahaha omg out of the mouths of babes...

    You tell her it's not the smartest kids that end up working at the post office.
  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    [​IMG] [​IMG] Don't you love her!!!!! [​IMG]
  9. ohiofarmgirl

    ohiofarmgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 22, 2009
    that is hilarious - good for you!!!!
  10. AK Michelle

    AK Michelle Bad Girl of the North

    Mar 17, 2009
    Palmer, Alaska
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    Give that girl some sort of prize. She hit that nail very squarely on the head.


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