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Strange chicken just showed up and joined my flock this week!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickenannie, Apr 15, 2008.

  1. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2007
    She is beautiful, with tawny, black speckled feathers and a perky narrow black tail. I'm happy to have her but I have NO idea where she came from or how she got here. I assume she just walked here from a neighboring farm (all 1/2 mile away across hay fields). (Or else someone is pranking with me, although no one is 'fessing up). I saw her sneak into the henhouse with the others when it got dark. Now she sleeps on the barn door at night. Ha. Got a new chicken for free!
  2. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2008
    San Antonio
    LOL that is cute. I would have to say that one is a keeper.[​IMG]
  3. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    now you know it is not nice to talk about a new chicken without posting pics [​IMG]

  4. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have had a total of five show up in with my flock. A neighbor saw the first two arrive. He said a guy pulled up, ran to the trunk, grabbed a chicken, threw it over the 5' fence, repeated, jumped back into car and took off.
  5. silkieboxerluv

    silkieboxerluv Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2008
    Quote:That was nice of him-thinking of the chickens first! At least you got them and they are being taken care of.[​IMG]
  6. Nichole77

    Nichole77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 14, 2007
    Thats like finding $10 and a dozen eggs. Right on.
  7. 12 Acres

    12 Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2008
    Oak Harbor, OH
    If it had been a rooster showing up, I would have suspected SpeckledHen shipping it to you! [​IMG]
  8. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    This thread is a bit useless without PICTURES! [​IMG]

    That is neat that she just showed up...see she knows where the good love is.
  9. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2007
    Quote:That is sooo funny!! [​IMG]

    Yeah, I like my new pretty hen. She obviously knows this is happy chicken camp here. [​IMG] My computer is so old that my new digital camera software is incompatible with it... I"ll post pics as soon as I stop by the auto-camera shop!!

    Maybe someone can tell me what breed she is when I post pics.
  10. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    Fortunately they have all been healthy. I just have concerns over what they might bring into the flock.

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