The hens took a ride with a toranado and lived unbelievably. (Pictures)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Rockyriver, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. Rockyriver

    Rockyriver Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 15, 2012
    Our community in Harrisburg NC was hit by tornados on 3-3-12 and one of my chicken pens
    made by Rooster Hill farms was a total loss, however the roosting box was still togeather with
    the 4 hens in it shaken up but still alive. I had to bust the box apart to get the hens out it was 3:30 AM
    and I just busted the box apart and pulled them to safety.
    The first picture is from Rooster Hill Farms website showing how it did look.




    Last edited: Mar 4, 2012
  2. Gigiintheforest

    Gigiintheforest Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2012
    Central Oklahoma
    Oh my - that is horrible. I'm so happy your hens made it through.
  3. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
    so happy the chickens survuved!!! and you all to
  4. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2011
    S.E. Michigan
    Wow hard to believe they survived that. Glad you and the hens are Ok. I heard that some people in TN had their horses picked up by tornado and put back on ground standing and Ok too.
  5. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2011
    Western WA
    That must have been so scary! Glad you're all safe.
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Oh my!!

    I'm soo happy to hear they're okay and you're okay. So glad I don't live in tornado alley.
  7. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    Just wow! We were spared from any tornados here. Just got lots of much needed rain.
  8. hmmcc123

    hmmcc123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    University Place, WA
    So sorry! What a scary situation! Glad you and your hens are safe. [​IMG]
  9. trailchick

    trailchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    What power a tornado has.
    Thank you for the pics of your story...
    I am happy that you and your hens have survived.

    How are you doing?
    Did your house survive Ok???

    We hope all is well with you & you'rn...
    God bless!!!!
  10. Hawkeye95

    Hawkeye95 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm really sorry about your coop! Glad your chickens were okay! Last year, we lost two out buildings in a tornado-- our larger barn survived. NO fun!! I don't envy you the clean up-- that takes forever! Okay-- you said you had to break thru the box... WHERE??! LOL The whole coop looks entirely torn up into pieces, I don't see where a box was that you had to break into? I'm just seeing pieces...?? Looks like there was a lot of damage, and that is sad. :( BTW-- that was a great looking coop... Before.

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