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 Songster

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    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 Songster

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    LOL that is cute. I would have to say that one is a keeper.[​IMG]
     
  3. Crazy4Chicks

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    now you know it is not nice to talk about a new chicken without posting pics [​IMG]


    Julie
     
  4. hoosier

    hoosier Songster

    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

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    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

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    Thats like finding $10 and a dozen eggs. Right on.
     
  7. 12 Acres

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

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    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

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    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 Songster

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

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