Terror of the Barnyard (Video)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Redcatcher, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2010
    At My Desk!
    Slightly cross beaked but mostly overshot. Even the toughest roos in the barnyard all run from him after some cackling and warning sounds. He just runs right up to them, too, No fear at all. BTW, he DOES have an eye on the other side. I normally do not hang onto deformities but some creatures just want to live.

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  2. sunshine23

    sunshine23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    poor little thing [​IMG] what is it?
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Words cannot describe.........[​IMG]
     
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Bless his heart! That has to be the most hideous chicken I have seen in a while. Sorta looks like an Eagle who lost his last fight. If he wants to live, let him live!
     
  6. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Why don't you grab him up and trim that beak to make things a little easier for him.....? What the heck! It might do him some good![​IMG]
     
  7. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohh.....poor little brave thing! I wish I could just give him a hug![​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    He only looks like an eagle because of the white head. Looks undershot to me. Just trim his beak. I like him already. In time the others will get used to him and hopefully he will make a friend. He needs a tough, solid name(unless he is a pullet) like Armstrong or Wolfgang or Beowolf. How old is he?she? I think it's a very good sign that they run from him instead of attack him which would be the normal thing. He is meant to be!
     
  9. Redcatcher

    Redcatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2010
    At My Desk!
    I have already hit the blood supply a couple of times on the lower beak. Any further and I would be cutting into flesh from the underside. He is a couple of months old. The way he drinks is something else. He grabs beakfulls and then sloshes it to back of his throat.

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  10. LizGled628

    LizGled628 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry, but I have such a soft spot for ugly things. He warms my heart [​IMG]
     

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