Stuff I've learned while raising chickens

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Peeta, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. Peeta

    Peeta Out Of The Brooder

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    Chickens are a big responsibility. You must care for them with love and good food and water. You must watch for animals that could threaten your poultry and keep them locked up at night.

    Some things chickens won't eat: Cabbage, zucchini, and mangos.
    Care and leftover veggies towards your chickens lead to a chicken friend.
    Chickens are funny birds that can run really fast when food is involved.
    You can save a chickens life if it gets super wet by staying in a warm area with it with towels and getting the water out from inside the feathers.

    bye bye
     
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  2. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    It is suprising the lengths you will go to in order to save a sick or injured chicken!
     
  3. Peeta

    Peeta Out Of The Brooder

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    That is very true. The sad thing is that that chicken is mean to me now. :(
     
  4. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    It should calm down soon. Maybe spend some time with it.
     
  5. Peeta

    Peeta Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the advice Chickenfan4life, I hope spending time with it changes its attitude. Maybe the reason it picks on me may be that it is treated unkindly by the other chickens.
     
  6. kacklinkelly

    kacklinkelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've learned to not take myself so seriously. I've learned to slow down and enjoy the simple things.
    I've learned I can smile just by thinking of them. I've learned that they bring playfulness into our
    family [​IMG]
     
  7. Peeta

    Peeta Out Of The Brooder

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    lol, that made me think of throwing out leftovers to them and watching their funny run. I am only so serious because I want to prove myself to my mom.
     
  8. kacklinkelly

    kacklinkelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's funny because my mom thought I lost my mind when she heard I was getting chickens.
    We have a lot more light hearted conversations now. I don't seem to worry so much anymore
    what others think. Thanks for this thread :>
     
  9. Peeta

    Peeta Out Of The Brooder

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    No problem. (Chickens were her idea and I just picked out the type I thought looked the best)
     
  10. So sorry That he will not just be calm! it sucks when that doesn't happen.
     
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