Strange chicken in our yard....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by geoaware, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. geoaware

    geoaware Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What type of chicken is this that we found in our yard?[​IMG]

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    It lays HUGE eggs...and answers to "Sheila" or "Nicole" (or even "Bruce")

    Seriously...a strange site in Weld County, Colorado. This emu was found roaming wild ..

    And for my American friends, it is pronounced ee-mwu not ee-moo.......and I promise to start calling it zee and not zed.
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Wow, did you adopt it!? How great is that! Those are I think a little bigger of a bird than I want to deal with but I love seeing them.
     
  3. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    Now wouldn't you really like to see the nesting box that "chicken" gets in??!!!! Can you say "volkswagon"??!!!
     
  4. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Hmmm zed - you must speak french?
     
  5. Lea71

    Lea71 Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's one big bird!!! [​IMG]
    How friendly is it? My friend once had an emu that was terribly aggressive, like a watchdog it chased everyone out of the yard. Everyone was afraid of that bird!
    I hope yours is nicer. [​IMG]
     
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  6. Denece&Lacey

    Denece&Lacey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is that some kind of emu? [​IMG]
     
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  7. chickens4jojo

    chickens4jojo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks just like that Bird the kids raced on in "Swiss Family Robinson!"

    How often does one get a lost "EMWU" in their yard! All I get are my neighbor's cat..... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    EAT IT FOR THE FOURTH! THAT WOULD BE ONE GOOD BBQ! [​IMG]
     
  9. zeewhiz

    zeewhiz New Egg

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    Quote:ahhh, a fellow datsun/nissan fan I presume? I've a '85 300ZX turbo myself.
     

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