Tag, you're it! (a story in pictures)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Fredster, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. Fredster

    Fredster Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Three weeks ago, we got a pair of Great Pyrenees puppies (names: George and Gracie) to guard our flock from the numerous hawks that plague our area.

    Today, I witnessed something pretty amusing between George and a 3-month-old chicken we hatched from some eggs we bought up in Amish country. George was walking toward me when he suddenly became VERY interested in the Amish chicken:




    He followed the chicken (which wasn't really paying any attention to him) around the tree, where it settled in with a bunch of other chickens resting in the dirt:


    Gracie watched from a short distance away:


    George continued around the tree, watching the one chicken:




    He walked up behind it, bowed in the universal "let's play!", and:

    "Tag, you're it!"

    The chicken squawked and ran, and George immediately lost interest:


    The dogs are almost as entertaining as the chickens sometimes.
    Last edited: Jan 2, 2009
  2. mybelle5

    mybelle5 In the Brooder

    Dec 19, 2008
    Memphis TN
    What a sweet moment.. I loved it. thanks for sharing!
  3. Aneesa's Muse

    Aneesa's Muse Songster

    Jun 8, 2008
    SF Bay Area
    That chicken did something to George when no one else was lookin' [​IMG]

    Beautiful puppies, btw! [​IMG]
  4. dixiechick

    dixiechick Songster

    Poor George...looks like he was "last picked" on the playground! [​IMG]

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