Originally Posted by limited25
We named our chickens after we discovered something about their personality, but alter it so it sounds nice. "Tricky's" name is Hermoine after the Harry Potter character, Mattie, rather than "Maddie" because she is always pecking the others, Honey because she is so sweet, etc. lol
That's what I do. I wait and see if something distinctive shows up then use that characteristic or feature to choose a fitting name. However I'm toying with a new idea for the Americanas* I'm getting though; wait until they start laying, then giving each hen a name that would reflect what color egg she lays.
*Yes, I know that most people here call them Easter Eggers or just "EE's". But I like the name Americana better (at least I'm using the right spelling for the "breed" (and I also know they're not really a breed
Hey, I just noticed: I've "just hatched"!Edited by FlyWheel - 3/25/16 at 4:49pm