The Scottish Death Grip and Frozen Waterers....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by joerogrz, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. joerogrz

    joerogrz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I went to check the water in the coop a little while ago which just so happened to be frozen... It's ok... The chickens have fresh water running outside...

    So the waterer was frozen pretty solid. Less than 20 degrees here all day. It was frozen so well that I could not twist the bottom off of it. I tried standing on the bottom and twisting it off and it never came off...

    I decided to put the old Scottish Death grip on it... Actually it's just a headlock, but it's deserves a special name now... Well apparently I don't know my own strength. As I was squeezing it like I had a hippie in a headlock, I felt and heard something pop... Inside my ribs...

    I'm pretty sure my rib or possibly two, are cracked.... It hurts when I laugh or cough or sneeze... As for the waterer... I had to heat it up to get it unstuck... So the chickens have water in the coop now...
     
  2. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    [​IMG] Ouch!
     
  3. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Im soo soo sorry Oe get well soon
     
  4. Samarai Jenn

    Samarai Jenn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll be praying for you!! lol
     
  5. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

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    Oh the sacrifices we have to make...[​IMG]

    Having the same problem in Ohio and it's not fun.
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Joe, Joe, Joe. Only you would attempt something like that and wind up with cracked ribs!!!!! Dork!
     
  7. joerogrz

    joerogrz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the sympathy everyone, except Debi... LOL! OW...
     
  8. @migocontodos~

    @migocontodos~ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Joe

    Take 4 motrins and tomorrow...just thaw the waterer out at first.
     
  9. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Oooohhhh... broken ribs are uber owie!

    Sneezing. OW
    Coughing. AIE
    Laughing. Ouch
    Pooping. Bending over. Deep breaths. OW OW OW

    (that last line read liks they're all 1 thing... not intentional, but funny to me!!)

    You'll be better in a couple of weeks but take it easy until then!
     
  10. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
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    Try brokens ribs with a bout of pneumonia...twice!!!

    It'll really make ya appreciate a painfree day...
     

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