The Bucket Bunker

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Sumatra503, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

    Sep 24, 2010
    Okay, so last night one of my chickens went missing. She is a 3 month old bantam cochin cross and is pretty small.

    I was worried sick, cause there was a huge storm last night with 60 mile per hour gusts.

    This morning I noticed that the gallon icecream bucket I use for water was tipped upside down. I lifted up the bucket to fill it. I screamed and about fell over backwards when my my flew out at my face from under the bucket. She just looked up at me as though to say, "Please don't tell the gals." and started eating as though nothing had happened.

    She spent the entire night in the Bucket Bunker and was only a little bit damp. Maybe I should make myself a little bunker for the next big storm or mmaybe the end of the world.

    Needless to say. I'll be checking beneath the bucket whenever I see it tipped.
  2. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

    Mar 1, 2009
    Muskogee OK
    gotta love it! had that happen with a duck, somehow she fllipped the feed pan, so i am sitting there and notice the pan is moving.... go over and lift it and out comes nibbles! they can get in the most amazing predicaments! and banties more so!
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers


    Sorry, it's serious, and I understand that. But... *giggling* the Bucket Bunker Banty! *giggling*

    You got a picture of the particular problem child so we can admire her?
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Good thing you found her!

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