Am I the only one?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by gritsar, May 18, 2009.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    That referees their chicken's roost fights?

    It goes something like this:

    Bella, get in this coop! You can't dustbathe in the dark!
    Brigid be quiet!
    Jezebel just pick a spot, they're all the same!
    Thor, if you peck Lil' Bit one more time you'll be in the soup pot!
    Brigid hush!
    No Chloe, you may not sleep in a nest box!
    Brigid, hush your mouth!
    Sunny, stop trying to push Lilith off the roost!
    Brigid, pahleezeeeeee!
    Thor, I already warned you once!
    Dink, Snowy can sit there if she wants to!
    Brigid, what is your problem?!
    Bella, get in here! I told you the sun will be back tomorrow.
    Brigid if you don't shut up your going in the pot with Thor!

    I have a daughter so I've hosted many sleepovers. Chickens are worse! [​IMG]
  2. curliet

    curliet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2008
    west Michigan
    Hahahaha, I've spent lots of time in the coop of an evening doing the same thing. Sometimes I hear these awful thumps when they knock each other off the roost. The other time I have to occassionally referee is when they all want to use the same nest box. Why? Just because.
  3. CallyB57

    CallyB57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2009
    Northeast Louisiana
    You are not alone!

    Some of my ramblings that are easily recallable:

    Hannibal, stop stepping on Florentine!
    That roost allows more than 8" for each of you!
    Let me see your feet - my my - you have such fine big feet.
    Phinny, if you peck me again, I'm going to hold you.
    Why do you have to s_ _t on me after all I've done for you?
    Don't peck Opal just because you're jealous of her gold feathers.
    Awwwww,'re such a darlin'. If Phinny pecks you, come let me know.
    Omelet, I just don't understand why you are the only chicken who will eat these earthworms! I'm through with digging earthworms for a bunch of chickens who won't eat them!

    The list is endless...plain and simple it's chicken love.
  4. Bluemoon420

    Bluemoon420 The Rooster Queen

    Gandalf? When will you learn not to pick fights with Dotty and Merle??? They will eat you for dinner.

    Sarah? My shoulder and head are not your perch.

    Dotty! Stop chasing snowflake!!

    *waving a frying pan* Dotty! If you don't fly straight, you'll end up here!!

    Tina, stop chasing Rhody.

    Tina, stop terrorizing Snowflake..

    Snowflake? Why are you staring at the wall?

    No Sarah, My shoelace is NOT a worm.

    No, guys. My hair is not something you pull on.

    See guys...Rhonda KNOWS what a roost is for...

  5. red46

    red46 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 3, 2009
    How funny [​IMG] You bring back memories. Years ago I had almost 200 laying hens, and of course, a slew of roosters.

    I used to sit outside the hen house at night and laugh my head off. It sounded like kids, squabbling about 'you touched my side of the roost'. I often wondered if it ever settled down, after I went in for the night.
  6. mfsakc

    mfsakc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2009
    El Dorado County, CA
    Morning girlz
    Hey chook chook chook chook chook chook chook chook
    Hi RooMan, how's the big guy?
    Lilly you're a dork stop flying into the wire
    Oooh little Strawberry how's my girl?
    Ouch the holes in my crocs are not bugs you guys - hey stop pecking my feet!!
    Out of the way now so I can put this yogurt down for you
    Jessy - out of the yogurt with your poo fee - ick
    Coco leave Lilly alone
  7. warsawffagurl

    warsawffagurl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    Warsaw, IN
    lol same here I've had conversations with my girls:

    "Okay girls, one of you is gonna go broody. Either you guys choose someone or I'm gonna choose for you. You will not like who I choose, so I advise for someone to get on those eggs NOW!"

    "Come on guys! Time to come out!"

    "ERRR!! (sounds like rooster) *clap* *clap* time to go back girls..."

    "goodnight girls!"

    "Matilda, let pipsqueak eat too"

    "Mrs. Hen, Lucy, Matilda get back where you belong!"

    lol honestly i think i've gone chicken crazy!
  8. Cajunsamoan

    Cajunsamoan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2009
    I laughed so loud the dogs all came to the window to see what that noise was. Thank you to all of you for sharing your chicken talks. I really thought I was alone.
  9. mrszlopez

    mrszlopez Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2009
    Oh good, im not the only nut that talks to their chickens like theyre children !!
    You guys have me cracking up with these dialogues !!!
  10. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2008
    I have two that look at me like they need a boost to jump a lousy 30 inches. Lazy, lazy, lazy.

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