Thursday, July 17, 2014
FiFi LaRue was a silver-laced Poland (SLP) hen. She was right up there with the Goose on wildness and would scream bloody murder if I reached down and snatched her up. The poor Polish breed have the crest on their head and it makes it near impossible for them to see overhead. The breed is known for their wild behavior due to the 'I can't see' syndrome. IF you can get close to the wild ones, you can swoop them up.
With a flock size of 8, come snack time, FiFi thought she was slick and learned from a young age to grab and go. She'd find a hiding place for her prize, return to the bowl and complete the cycle time after time until all the snacks were devoured. Afterwards, she'd sneak to her hiding place and have her fill without all the drama of a feeding frenzy. Pretty funny to watch and she got away with it for quite the while. Until, someone spotted her and caught on to her little game of thievery.
Even so, she still managed to gather and hide a stash in the future.