The chicken police

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tbcpat, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. tbcpat

    tbcpat New Egg

    Sep 21, 2012
    Hi all I am new to this group and want to introduce myself. I do pottery, aquaponics and raise ducks.
    I have 3 muscovy hens and just got 4 anconas (one drake 3 hens). I wll post pics soon.
    I use to have 8 chickens reds, blacks. All had names and personal relationships with family and dogs. One of my hens decided to fly out of the fence and into a neighbors yard. She called the police and they, along with code enforcement showed up at my door. I sold the newest ones for meat but the ones we had the longest we found someone who just wanted eggs and would treat them well. Three weeks later the neighbor, a renter, moved out. Thanks a lot.
    The Cops didn't know about the quiet little muscovys and the are still here. I just traded a 22 rifle for the four anconas and am very impressed with them as --well people. friendly and social they are a hoot to watch with my muscovys. this morning they were in the old chicken pen which I keep open now and the were freaking when I walked into the yard. Why was this they could not see me yet? Well my two wildish wabbits were trotting from me and scaring the ducks. The muscovys ignore them ( the rabbits) and our two dogs dont bother any of the yard creature except squirels.
    The most friendly muscovy "Millie" followed the new herd around yesterday and got to be accepted by them -from a slight distance. The other two just got up on the highest spot in the yard and looked (smugly?) down over the newbies. It is hilarious to watch them all and I look forward to their new antics as they get better acclimated to the new environs.
  2. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

    Apr 12, 2012
    Kentucky Heartland
    Greetings from Kentucky. We're very happy you joined! So, you're not allowed to have chickens on your property? Sorry that happened to you. We can get so attached to animals which become family members.

  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I can't believe your neighbour called the police over a chicken! Goodness, people can be painful... Sorry to hear about that, but I'm glad you got to keep your duck! Go say Hello in the Ducks section too. We got some lovely peeps hanging out there!
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Chicken Obsessed

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Hope you can continue to fly under the radar
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, tbcpat, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined us! Aren't neighbors like that a pain? At least they moved out. Good luck with whatever poultry you end up with - and with your new neighbors.
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    [​IMG]. Hope we'll see you in the duck section [​IMG]
  7. NCGrammie

    NCGrammie What's Cluckin'?!

    Mar 14, 2012
    Pinnacle, NC
    :welcome Welcome, it's so nice to meet you! I'm from NC myself and this year started raising chickens and well...:jumpy chicken math took over and the addiction began! :lau I hope you enjoy it as much as I do here...I have met many wonderful friends and learned SOOOO much from many of the pros. Jump right on in, you will feel right at home in no time! :caf
  8. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 14, 2012
    paicines, ca.
  9. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2012
    Palmetto, Georgia
    Hi and [​IMG] So glad you joined us!!!![​IMG]
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us.

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