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Message 1947070 - Posted: 31 Jul 2018, 1:13:22 UTC - in response to Message 1947067.  

You also have to remember that there may be more than one raccoon in the area.

Of course.

They are social creatures, sort of.
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Message 1947107 - Posted: 31 Jul 2018, 10:03:57 UTC

So please be extra careful with the ladies.

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Message 1947420 - Posted: 2 Aug 2018, 4:19:24 UTC

Can domesticated chickens fly?

Honestly, this is a serious question from somebody who has always lived in a city.
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Message 1947427 - Posted: 2 Aug 2018, 4:46:18 UTC - in response to Message 1947420.  

Can domesticated chickens fly?
Honestly, this is a serious question from somebody who has always lived in a city.

No. They can flap their wings but that's about all they can do with their wings.
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Message 1947445 - Posted: 2 Aug 2018, 8:15:18 UTC - in response to Message 1947420.  

Can domesticated chickens fly?

Honestly, this is a serious question from somebody who has always lived in a city.

https://www.thehappychickencoop.com/can-chickens-fly/
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Message 1947487 - Posted: 2 Aug 2018, 13:41:27 UTC - in response to Message 1947420.  

Can domesticated chickens fly?

Honestly, this is a serious question from somebody who has always lived in a city.

Yes, but farmer makes them fat so they don't do the long flights their more skinny cousins do.
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Message 1947519 - Posted: 2 Aug 2018, 15:06:55 UTC - in response to Message 1947445.  

Hehe:)
The longest recorded flight of a chicken was 13 seconds
The furthest recorded distance was 301.5 feet

But then we humans also can fly.
"Med en gnutta flax"
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Message 1947534 - Posted: 2 Aug 2018, 15:43:58 UTC - in response to Message 1947519.  
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Hehe:)
The longest recorded flight of a chicken was 13 seconds
The furthest recorded distance was 301.5 feet
They probably "take off" and "land" better than many an albatross :) and some of them can barely walk after years at sea - fly/gliding.
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Message 1947553 - Posted: 2 Aug 2018, 16:56:39 UTC - in response to Message 1947534.  

Hehe:)
The longest recorded flight of a chicken was 13 seconds
The furthest recorded distance was 301.5 feet
They probably "take off" and "land" better than many an albatross :) and some of them can barely walk after years at sea - fly/gliding.
Have you seen a chicken "taking off"?
I have:)
First they run a few steps flapping their wings.
If lucky and wind permitting most chickens manage to "fly" a couple of meters.
But then of course there are also some athlectic chickens:)
The chicken landing procedure is quite simple.
Stop flapping your wings reads the manual.
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Message 1947567 - Posted: 2 Aug 2018, 18:41:26 UTC - in response to Message 1947553.  

Hehe:)
The longest recorded flight of a chicken was 13 seconds
The furthest recorded distance was 301.5 feet
They probably "take off" and "land" better than many an albatross :) and some of them can barely walk after years at sea - fly/gliding.
Have you seen a chicken "taking off"?
I have:)
Yes :) The most memorable time but for the wrong reason, was that it was not quite in time to stop itself turning into a chicken-shaped lump in a snake :(

First they run a few steps flapping their wings.
If lucky and wind permitting most chickens manage to "fly" a couple of meters.
But then of course there are also some athlectic chickens:)
The chicken landing procedure is quite simple.
Stop flapping your wings reads the manual.
We have wood pigeons in our garden that do that. Then they just sort of wait-and-see which branch they stop descending through the foliage onto.
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Message 1947581 - Posted: 2 Aug 2018, 19:50:27 UTC - in response to Message 1947567.  

We have wood pigeons in our garden that do that. Then they just sort of wait-and-see which branch they stop descending through the foliage onto.
Yes, but pigeons can fly.
The starting procedure is however difficult for them.
They are also quite noicy when they are flapping their wings taking off.
Oh, I had one bad experience wearing a white shirt on Trafalgar Square with pigeons flying over my head.
Never had that with chickens:)
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Message 1947583 - Posted: 2 Aug 2018, 19:53:02 UTC

Feel lucky cows can't fly. Lol.

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Message 1947621 - Posted: 2 Aug 2018, 23:38:16 UTC


The mind is a weird and mysterious place
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Message 1947623 - Posted: 2 Aug 2018, 23:55:34 UTC - in response to Message 1947621.  
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LOL:)
"Bring me to your leader".
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Message 1947627 - Posted: 3 Aug 2018, 0:22:34 UTC

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Feel lucky cows can't fly. Lol.
Do you know what? Most days I do.
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Message 1947654 - Posted: 3 Aug 2018, 3:41:17 UTC - in response to Message 1947420.  

Can domesticated chickens fly?

Honestly, this is a serious question from somebody who has always lived in a city.

Only short distances, to get up on something or to get down from something.
~Sue~

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Message 1947655 - Posted: 3 Aug 2018, 3:45:24 UTC - in response to Message 1947581.  

We have wood pigeons in our garden that do that. Then they just sort of wait-and-see which branch they stop descending through the foliage onto.
Yes, but pigeons can fly.
The starting procedure is however difficult for them.
They are also quite noicy when they are flapping their wings taking off.
Oh, I had one bad experience wearing a white shirt on Trafalgar Square with pigeons flying over my head.
Never had that with chickens:)

Birdy, birdy in the sky.
Why you do that in my eye?
It don't hurt.
I don't cry.
I'm sure glad the cows don't fly.

(A poem my mom - or dad - taught me many years ago.)
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Message 1947656 - Posted: 3 Aug 2018, 3:47:24 UTC

I have a question that I'll bet someone here can answer - or get the answer and post it here.

Why is the BOINC software updated soooooooo often?
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Message 1947772 - Posted: 3 Aug 2018, 22:29:10 UTC

I think this the view out of the kitchen window at hotel K.



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Message 1947787 - Posted: 4 Aug 2018, 0:46:49 UTC


100 Goats, Chewing Everything, Invade Boise Neighborhood
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/03/us/goats-boise-idaho.html
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