Who has the strangest bird?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Arztwolf, Jul 6, 2016.

  1. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2014
    SW Texas
    Can be any domestic poultry (chicken, quail, geese, ducks, etc).

    I'll start with Peepers the pearl Guinea Fowl.
    *Lives in a cage in my room due to not being able to function outside or around other birds.
    *Didn't notice that I'd removed the five other keets from the cage. Never once called for them.
    *Throws a fit if you change the order of things in its cage.
    Box lined with paper towels and teddy bear on the left. Food, seed cake, water on the right. If the order of the last three things is mixed up, Peepers will screech and flap until you fix it.
    *Does not enjoy leaving the confines of the cage. I've picked Peepers up, put him/her on the floor and watched as the bird frantically paced in front of the cage. But enjoys sitting on my lap and riding on my shoulder, go figure.
    *The weirdest thing; Peepers sleeps with a teddy bear!
  2. Furryposm

    Furryposm Out Of The Brooder

    May 12, 2016
    Portland oregon
    I don't have any that weird, yet! I do have one that was born with splay leg. So one of her legs is basically backwards. She is fat and happy. She has 7 other flock mates, and complains loudly whenever they get too far away from her.

    But, just had an Ameracauna born today with her legs pointing forward? Kinda like she's too heavy in the bum area to keep upright? I tried the cup thing but she got mad at me and kept jumping out.so now I have her in a Tupperware container on top of a "nest" she appears to be able to stay upright now.As long as she doesn't jump out.

    I also have another weird hatchling.It's a Ayam Cemani and he will not open his eyes? You can see them moving under skin when I thought maybe they were stuck shut I used a Q tip to wet them down, nothing? He did need help hatching, ( same with other one) I had major issue with humidity reading on Bator during days 1-15 . It's now fixed,but caused sticky chicks. Anyway,he's a bit weak, but hoping he'll open them tomorrow?

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