You can have plants OR you can have chickens. Not both. PICS!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by gryeyes, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I took all these photos today. Somehow or another my cell phone camera flipped to "video" for some of the cutest shots, and I dunno how to get THOSE visible for anybody, but here are a very few of my flock.

    Betsy BR, on the back step BEFORE she snuck into the house to snitch a Styrofoam bead. Much mojo, perhaps regrows feathers.
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    Delilah Delaware decimating my potted orange tree.
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    Think it would recover even if I saved it, now?
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    Delilah destroying the root system of that orange tree.
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    Delilah deep in dust-bathing bliss.
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    Rhoda RIR caught cleaning out another pot.
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    Chickens have re-purposed the old bathroom sink I had originally used for day-lilies. Silly me.
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    If you look in the backgrounds of those photos, you will be able to see various other chickens dust-bathing or just tucked up together enjoying the afternoon sun against the wall of the house.
     
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2011
  2. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    I've learned that you have to fence in the garden cuz my chickens seem to get over every fence I put them behind
     
  3. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    Don't I know it, Linda! [​IMG]
     
  4. Hillary and friend's eggs

    Hillary and friend's eggs Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] LOL laughed SO hard! My chickens did the same thing, but in the feeder too![​IMG]
     
  5. geepy

    geepy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2009
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    LOL, My hubby and I were in one part of the garden working and listening to my young turkeys just chattering up a storm, not knowing they were eating all the cabbage and collard plants i just planted ten minutes ago. [​IMG]
     
  6. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    The best part of this, gryeyes, is that instead of shooing them out of your plants, you're taking pictures and I bet you were thinking, "Oh, aren't they cute" instead of, "they're destroying my plants". [​IMG]
    Gee, wonder how I know this? I put up with a whole lot of nonsense out of my birds. Gotta love 'em. [​IMG]
     
  8. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    [​IMG] Oh that is TOO true!! Great pictures!!
     
  9. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Quote:The orange tree is really the only thing I would have LIKED to keep growing, but by the time I saw Delilah in the pot and the tree at that angle, I knew it was a lost cause. So why not enjoy it at that point? Especially since the danged thing has never produced more than orange blossoms and itty-bitty, fingernail-sized, green orange babies before they dropped off. I did like the smell of the orange blossoms. Ah well.

    But yes, you are exactly right. [​IMG]
     
  10. BirdNut

    BirdNut Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow, Delilah almost uprooted that entire orange tree. But of course, as easttxchick mentioned, they're just too darn cute to get mad at.

    Adorable pictures; thanks for sharing!
     

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