• hahaha. if i were a chicken, this would be me. - •KamrynDyches
  • this one looks like he may have felt some pain. :) - : dale

the oopsie edition

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**no chickens were harmed in the making of this photo**

I saw her slide off the hood but never for a second thought anything was amiss. There was no flapping, no squawking, no thrashing so I waited patiently for the auto-timer to fire the camera. When I hopped down, I turned to check the camera and saw the poor thing hanging there so so so still.

My heart leaped up into my throat. I slowly stepped towards her, thinking she had somehow snapped her own neck when suddenly she turned her head to look at me, blinked a few times and quietly quipped "Bwak bwak bwak bwak."

I busted up laughing.

There is this hen with her talon caught in the grill of a 66' Dodge Dart hanging completely upside down and yet placid as can be.

I pinned her wings down, cradled her and worked her toe from between the metal. In return for "saving" her from the apparently comfortable predicament, she pecked me and hopped from my arms, complaining loudly.

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  1. .Ottilie. 59 months ago | reply

    Ahaha I love this :D

  2. Linkie Lueville {lindsay} 59 months ago | reply

    oh my. best bench monday, EVER!

  3. catlady1957 59 months ago | reply

    love the shot and the story!

  4. NRVI [deleted] 59 months ago | reply

    great shot ! beautiful colours and light

  5. pixelmama 59 months ago | reply

    OMG! Hands down the BEST Bench Monday shot I have ever seen! I am dying over here! That poor chicken hanging from the grill, and well, that there are actually several chickens and that you thought this up...with the chickens! The Chucks Rock! The old car Rocks! Seriously! The hillbilly in me is in the midst of a belly laugh!!!! :D

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  6. MommyNamedApril 59 months ago | reply

    if you haven't already added this to your shop, you neeeeed to.

  7. Tami Loving Life 55 months ago | reply

    Congrats on being chosen for PW's Group One!!

  8. Life by the Creek 55 months ago | reply

    I came over to your photostream but didn't see this one; didn't connect that it was you! HOW awesome... congrats on your pick! I do believe you'll be a finalist... and the story just made me laugh out loud! I have to link this to my Facebook page... I have a friend who raises chickens who NEEDS to see it. Is that OK?

  9. erinmonroe 55 months ago | reply

    sure you can link it! glad that you like it! :D

  10. ReporterErin 55 months ago | reply

    Ridiculous and awesome! Congrats on being in group one.

  11. hi hello scout 55 months ago | reply

    oh my. This seriously brightened my day. My chicken bench Monday didn't turn out nearly this amazing. :)

  12. Blake n Donna Mc 55 months ago | reply

    Too funny! Do you think this chicken secretly wants to be a bat!?!

  13. iluv2bauntie 55 months ago | reply

    This IS hilarious! Could be my favorite bench shot ever!

  14. SuperDewa 55 months ago | reply

    Just saw this on PW. So funny!!!!

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  15. MarlaDeKeyser 55 months ago | reply

    Yay for you! You did it again. . . . love this, and we are going to start naming these PW assignments after you! Congrats on the feature.

  16. Life by the Creek 54 months ago | reply

    Not sure why you didn't make finals. Lawd, look at all of those views! Well, you were a finalist in MY heart.... :<)

  17. Christina McGuire 48 months ago | reply

    just saw this on a CM thread --I busted out laughing too! Thanks for the smile :)

  18. old nichols farm 48 months ago | reply

    I love this! I have chickens which makes me LOVE this even more! LOL!

  19. lilly lane photo 48 months ago | reply

    This is sqwaking hilarious. *giggle* What a fun photos!

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