Attack of the killer chickens??

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by kmwright, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. kmwright

    kmwright Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seriously?

    Every time I tell someone about my lovely ladies, I get this:

    "Really? Ew, I hate chickens"
    "I'm afraid of chickens"
    "You pick them up? Aren't you scared they're going to peck you?"

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    Why is everyone afraid of chickens? They are wonderful, sweet, and all around awesome birds! Well, one of mine is an anti-social (insert bad word here), but the others are just great!

    Anyone else get this??
     
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  2. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't get it either. It's like people think they are pterodactyls or something. I think the beaks intimidate them!
     
  3. kmwright

    kmwright Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband's friend said it's the talons.

    Anyone seen Napoleon Dynamite? Chickens have large talons. [​IMG]
     
  4. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Quote:I was thinking the exact same thing! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I don't un'rstand a werd yew jus' said. [​IMG]
     
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Two of my friends are totally freaked out by the idea of mites. Doesn't matter that I tell 'em I've checked, and I treat and pre-treat pre-emptively for such things, they still think chickens - ALL CHICKENS - are crawling with mites.
     
  6. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know what you mean. I even have a daughter(grown) that is scared to death of them cause IF she does go out back they all come running for treats. Guess shes afraid they'll rip her throat out [​IMG] At work I hear you have to clean the poo? yes if I dont who will. Then they think thats gross but think nothing of picking up dog poo. Makes no sense to me. And I tell them my pets give me eggs what do yours do for you.
     
  7. old geezer

    old geezer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG]'''.don't pay them no mind--some people are just opinionated .....[​IMG]...., or , afflicted withh a mild case of optical rectivitus , and that is when their eyeballs are connected to their poop shute and gives them a shallow vision of everything joyfull arround them
     
  8. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    my SIL thinks they are gross. that the scaly legs and the feeling of the bones underneath all those feathers are disgusting. Something about the touching/idea of touching them makes her crazy... i think it's not a long trip...
     
  9. wildeflowers

    wildeflowers I suspect fowl play!

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    Quote:My neighbors thought that, too. In their defense though, she had horses and the place where she boarded them had chickens, and the chickens gave all the animals in the barn mites. I had to explain that they weren't taking care of their chickens properly, and her husband said, "OH!"

    My SIL is afraid of them, even the baby chicks. LOL She did well though when I was in the hospital with my son, she took care of them for a few days until I could get my friend to come get them. She is a city person, though. LOL
     
  10. wildeflowers

    wildeflowers I suspect fowl play!

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    Dangit, what is going on with our internet tonight?! Sorry
     
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