Thunderstorms, Chasing Goats & Counting Chickens..

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  1. mrszlopez

    mrszlopez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im in NJ & we're getting SEVERE thunderstorms for the next few days. I usually lovk up the girls in the hutch at around 8:30 when the sun is almost fully set. Tonight, had to run out at 7:10ish because the sky was almost BLACK.

    On my way to the coop, i noticed my two Pygmy girls escaped from their pen. Spent 15mins chasing them around the horse pen while it was lightening horribly. (Mind you, im TERRIFIED of thunder & lightening.)
    After finally getting them back into their pen, i had to get the girls into the hutch.

    Get to the hutch & 4 of my 7 -8wkers were hiding underneath it. Gathered them up and crawl into the hutch to count my chickens. i was shocked that even in the almost pitch black darkness, i was able to tell which chickens were which, just by feeling them. I counted all of them minus one. Panicked &ran around the coop searching to find her in the hutch under Big Mama, our White Rock hen. Didnt think to feel her butt !!

    But im now wondering if im the only person that is able to tell which chicken is which only by touching them [​IMG]
     
  2. Jerseycoop

    Jerseycoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi ...I'm down the road in Manalapan and yes that was some storm! [​IMG] glad you got them all to saftey! [​IMG]
     
  3. mrszlopez

    mrszlopez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not too far from me at all ! We're over in Jackson & it is still HORRIBLE. Our house is shaking. So scary. & I wish i could just bring them all inside [​IMG]
     
  4. Matthew3590

    Matthew3590 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You COULD bring them all inside but I don't think that would be appropriate to have chickens running around the house [​IMG]
     
  5. mrszlopez

    mrszlopez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You COULD bring them all inside but I don't think that would be appropriate to have chickens running around the house [​IMG]

    Ive done it before with a few.. got in lots of trouble from the hubby [​IMG]

    Hate to tell him that the new baby goat we are geting tomorrow will be running around our house with a diaper on until the rain clears !!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Jerseycoop

    Jerseycoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You COULD bring them all inside but I don't think that would be appropriate to have chickens running around the house [​IMG]

    Ive done it before with a few.. got in lots of trouble from the hubby [​IMG]

    Hate to tell him that the new baby goat we are geting tomorrow will be running around our house with a diaper on until the rain clears !!! [​IMG]

    Hahaha [​IMG] video please!
     
  7. mrszlopez

    mrszlopez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, our little boy goat smells like a big boy buck lol so i only got ONE night with him inside.
    Hubby actually okay'ed it !!!!
     
  8. Jerseycoop

    Jerseycoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a great hubby you have! Glad that you had the chance
     

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