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don't cut the feathers too far back or they bleed and you hurt the bird.
 
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don't cut the feathers too far back or they bleed and you hurt the bird.
Yip I know :) my problem will be catching the 3 that arent friendly. Even my little cockerel is way more cuddly than a few of the hen's lol. He runs up to be held anytime I go out there
 
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Yup. His name is Chicken Boo from the show Animaniacs. Most people have never seen it so dont get it but whatever lol
 
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Ummm hey @CryptFan.... I was holding one of them and she jumped up and ate my earring.....its a large pearl ball stud about the size of a marble. Will she be ok? I know chickens eat some pretty wacky things but this is sharp so I'm kinda worried
 

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The digestive track of a chicken. Digestive tract
I would think that earing may get stuck in its intestine and then there could then be a blockage and it might die. And if it pierces the intestine. It could cause partially digested chicken feed to enter its blood stream. That would not be good either.
 
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The digestive track of a chicken. Digestive tract
I would think that earing may get stuck in its intestine and then there could then be a blockage and it might die. And if it pierces the intestine. It could cause partially digested chicken feed to enter its blood stream. That would not be good either.
Yeah I'm pretty worried. Looked on a chicken forum and everyone else's threads about the same issue were fine but I'm still worried. She's one of my favorites
 
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Yep, I'm gonna try to keep her in the coop with maybe a buddy so I can watch her poop. It would be nearly impossible to watch it if she keeps free ranging
 
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Man these chickens are funny. One of them (sprout) loves cuddles. But she is so hard to catch. She panics everytime bit as soon as we catch her she cuddles up and falls asleep almost instantly. She even does the chicken purring thing. Heres some pictures
 

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These chickens are great! I went in the coop to count them and lock them in for the night...one of them (my favorite) jumped on my head while I was checking the water level. I stood up and she tried to climb in my hoodie to cuddle me and nestled up against my neck
 
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you should have taken a selfie :lol:
Didnt have the phone with me. I do have a picture of her cuddling me when she was little though. I'll add it in a minute
 

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