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

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    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.

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    Last edited: Mar 4, 2012
  2. Gigiintheforest

    Gigiintheforest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my - that is horrible. I'm so happy your hens made it through.
     
  3. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so happy the chickens survuved!!! and you all to
     
  4. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    That must have been so scary! Glad you're all safe.
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    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

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    Just wow! We were spared from any tornados here. Just got lots of much needed rain.
     
  8. hmmcc123

    hmmcc123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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