The reason for no flip flops around the turkeys!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Southerngirl, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. Southerngirl

    Southerngirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As soon as I am out the door all my "babies" come running. I am mom since they imprinted on me after they arrived from the hatchery. They are worse than dogs following me around the yard/garden. I will not wear painted toe nails or open shoes around them!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] They are Broad breasted whites (for the freezer) and my bourbon reds.


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  2. PatS

    PatS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We drink coffee with the birds every morning. We have to give THEM the flip flops off our feet so they'll leave our toes alone. I don't know WHY they love pecking at flip flops so much, but they do. Those and lightweight gardening gloves...
     
  3. MrChicken207

    MrChicken207 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always wear full shoes around poultry/livestock. Prevents me from having to wash my feet before I get into bed. And the fact that it keeps them from getting pecked at is another positive.
     

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