Stray RIR spotted at Fremont & Harrison in San Francisco (10/19 A.M.)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BigSkyChickens, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. BigSkyChickens

    BigSkyChickens Free Bird

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    This is so random and so San Francisco...

    My co-worker spotted a loose RIR this morning at the corner of Fremont & Harrison Streets in SF.

    All morning I told myself "Forget about that chicken!"

    But by lunch hour, my heart softened, and I couldn't resist going down there with a box to look. I did not find it.

    There are lots of SF people with a soft heart for animals, so I'm sure someone else picked up this loose hen, but if you are in SF and have a soft heart, please take a look.

    THANKS!
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    Last edited: Oct 19, 2009
  2. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I so would have done the same thing!
     
  3. BigSkyChickens

    BigSkyChickens Free Bird

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    Glad to know there are other soft hearts out there. I was very relieved that I did not find the chicken.

    I had the afternoon to think about all the reasons, as chicken-owners, we should not go picking up "strays".......mites, lice, unknown vaccinations, etc., not to mention the fact that I was not set up very well for quarantine measures.

    Just something to think about when your heart-strings get tugged at by these situations. I'm talkin' to you softies out there....you know who you are..... [​IMG]
     
  4. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

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    Quote:You are talking to me! [​IMG] Good thing I am not anywhere near!
     
  5. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    As a person that has taken a stray rooster, I commend you.
     
  6. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have no idea what you're talking about... [​IMG]
     

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