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They get stuck in the darnest places!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Blisschick, Nov 17, 2007.

  1. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

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    Today I got home and did my rounds before dark. I kept hearing a guinea keet crying, but couldn't find it. I finally zeroed in on a roll of fence wire laying near the garden fence. The silly thing had crawled up into the middle of the roll and gotten stuck! I had to set the roll on end and make the keet do a contortionist act to flip over and turn around to come out the end it went in. It then cruised over the pen like nothing ever happened. [​IMG]
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    It's a goonie-bird; what can you say? I miss mine alot. Gotta have more some day.
     
  3. FLchook

    FLchook Songster

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    Twice I have had found hens with thier heads stuck in milk crates!!! I dont know how they get them in there, much less why! Nothing like trying to cut the plastic bars away from a neck of a wiggly chook! Glad you found your little on and was able to get her out!

    Shannon
     
  4. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing Premium Member

    Those guineas sure are strange!
     
  5. TxChiknRanchers

    TxChiknRanchers Songster

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    It then cruised over the pen like nothing ever happened.

    Go figure!

    They scream bloody murder, you would think they're in the mouth of a predator and when you find them and set them free, Its like " I meant to do that, and don't get so familiar!"

    Randy​
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Speckledhen....one of my grandsons used to call them goonies when he was younger...now he just calls them those stupid birds. I think he's been listening to grandpa too much!
     

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