Hundreds of birds die in western Ky.

Jan 5, 2011 Full story: The Cincinnati Enquirer 81,786

MURRAY, Ky. - State wildlife officials say "several hundred" dead birds were found near the Murray State University campus last week.

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#81589 Jan 9, 2013
I hate to break the news to you AW, I think you have been dethroned as Chicken George of the bird thread. Tough luck. Lol.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#81594 Jan 9, 2013
@Not me.. Thanks for reminding me as to how blessed I am to only here the dog bark in the wee hours. LOL

Yes, I agree those deaths are tragic. It especially bothers me when young children are involved.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#81595 Jan 9, 2013
*hear, not here. Better fix that before the grammar police catch it. LOL

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#81596 Jan 9, 2013
W KY Girl wrote:
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Hi Oglala. Those kidneys are pretty gross looking to me. lol I suppose we have ate plenty of them. Have you ever noticed two tiny little rice shaped yellow things stuck usually to the clear membrane inside a chicken? They are about the size of...almost as long as a trimmed pinky nail and about 1/4-1/3 as wide - testicles. Chicken trivia! LOL (Well they are "birds!" lol)
Oh, gross!!! I probably ate those too and didn't know it

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#81597 Jan 9, 2013
W KY Girl wrote:
@Oglala Also, even though the testicles are located inside the body cavity, they are sometimes removed by cutting through the ribs in the back. Then the rooster is a CAPON! Never seen it done but it sure doesn't sound easy. I bet it's harder on the poor rooster though. lol
Oh, my!! The things I'm learning today! I have had capons but didn't know it was a castrated chicken. Yikes.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#81598 Jan 9, 2013
THE UNA FARTER wrote:
I hate to break the news to you AW, I think you have been dethroned as Chicken George of the bird thread. Tough luck. Lol.
I don't think so UNA. They have identified that piece as to everything that it really is, just a dead mouse that fell into the batter. LOL

or a publicity stunt to keep from paying. I onced worked in restaurants and it is amazing how many people eat 3/4 of their meal before they find something wrong in hopes that they can get away without paying. They ought to know on the first bite. LOL

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#81599 Jan 9, 2013
THE UNA FARTER wrote:
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Haters = one male, two females. AB, what male despises everyone on here except maybe you? Don't post any names, just think for a minute. LOL.
Horrible about those deaths.
That news story is so,so sad. Poor little babies. They haven't even begun to really live. I just hope that they perished from smoke inhalation in their sleep.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#81600 Jan 9, 2013
Oglala wrote:
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Oh, my!! The things I'm learning today! I have had capons but didn't know it was a castrated chicken. Yikes.
Yep, the way to make capons is to make a small slit, tie a string to the thingy-ma-bob and attach to a brick on the other end of the string and drop the brick.
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#81601 Jan 9, 2013
Oglala wrote:
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Oh, my!! The things I'm learning today! I have had capons but didn't know it was a castrated chicken. Yikes.
Too much information huh? LOL Sometimes there are things you wish you'd never known! lol
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#81602 Jan 9, 2013
The arthritis in my finger is surely not conducive to quality typing LOL
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#81603 Jan 9, 2013
Una, I bet they don't even know about chicken "glasses". They are a small set of solid plastic "glasses" that fit over a chicken's beak so they cannot look straight ahead and pluck the sores on another chickens hiney. Without those glasses, a chicken with a sore hiney will get plucked to death. Those are not usually used except in mass production, not regular farm use.

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#81604 Jan 9, 2013
Ancient Wolf wrote:
The arthritis in my finger is surely not conducive to quality typing LOL
Oh, I know what you mean.I have arthritis in many joints, and it is not pleasant. It gets worse if you don't keep moving around.

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#81605 Jan 9, 2013
Oh, dear. I could have certainly done without the "dropped brick, string around thingy-ma-bob" story...

The things human beings will do for a "gourmet" meal..
I'm so close to going vegetarian that it's not funny.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#81606 Jan 9, 2013
Rather a funny sight to see a chicken wearing red plastic Bay-Bans LOL. I once worked on an egg farm that produced about a 1000 eggs a day. My job was to install and remove the "glasses" from dead chickens, gather, grade, clean and candle the eggs. The dead chickens and spoiled or broken eggs were thrown into 55 gallon drums and taken to the hog farm for the hogs to eat. Anyone up for a pork tenderloin sandwich ? LOL

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#81608 Jan 9, 2013
Well, I tried to do the judge its. I started with AW on comment #94. It went well until the "brick and thingy-ma-bob" comment..

Uhhh, there's not one to adequately fit that one.

So I skipped it and moved on with funny faces and hearts.....

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#81609 Jan 9, 2013
Ancient Wolf wrote:
Anyone up for a pork tenderloin sandwich ? LOL
OH DEAR GOD! I have a pork roast in the oven right now!

I know I'm having nothing but the vegetables tonight now.......
Geeeeesh!!

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#81610 Jan 9, 2013
Ancient Wolf wrote:
Una, I bet they don't even know about chicken "glasses". They are a small set of solid plastic "glasses" that fit over a chicken's beak so they cannot look straight ahead and pluck the sores on another chickens hiney. Without those glasses, a chicken with a sore hiney will get plucked to death. Those are not usually used except in mass production, not regular farm use.
I'll have to say, I didn't know about that. That's a bad way to go. LOL.

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#81611 Jan 9, 2013
Ancient Wolf wrote:
Rather a funny sight to see a chicken wearing red plastic Bay-Bans LOL. I once worked on an egg farm that produced about a 1000 eggs a day. My job was to install and remove the "glasses" from dead chickens, gather, grade, clean and candle the eggs. The dead chickens and spoiled or broken eggs were thrown into 55 gallon drums and taken to the hog farm for the hogs to eat. Anyone up for a pork tenderloin sandwich ? LOL
Not much difference in a hog and a chicken either one will eat most anything.
Ancient Wolf

Lexington, KY

#81612 Jan 9, 2013
THE UNA FARTER wrote:
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Not much difference in a hog and a chicken either one will eat most anything.
That is for sure. When an old sow has pigs, you have to separate them for the first few days except for feeding time otherwise the Sow might eat their own. I have seen hogs almost demolish a coal pile.

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#81613 Jan 9, 2013
Ancient Wolf wrote:
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I don't think so UNA. They have identified that piece as to everything that it really is, just a dead mouse that fell into the batter. LOL
or a publicity stunt to keep from paying. I onced worked in restaurants and it is amazing how many people eat 3/4 of their meal before they find something wrong in hopes that they can get away without paying. They ought to know on the first bite. LOL
Oh, a dead mouse is the worst thing that could be. That reminds me of an episode of Preppers. The father in the family was a real fanatic. He had his teenage sons eat an earthworm, a dead mouse, and maggots (he had what he called the maggot hotel, where he grew them). I don't mind eating deer or wild rabbits, but there is where I draw the line. If I had to eat the gross stuff, I'd rather go on to the other side.

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