Can we...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Poulets De Cajun, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    ... figure out a way to refer to chicks other than "my babies?" We aren't chicken 'mothers' or 'fathers', we are chicken 'owners.'
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I tend to call mine "the vultures". [​IMG]
  3. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Lil Fuzzy Dinos
  4. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

    Jul 5, 2007
    Sevier County, TN
    I call mine my chicklets.
    Except for the chicks from my millie trio, which I call my 'grandchicks'.

    I may not be their parent, but I'm a foster mom and I love my chickers!!!
  5. SarahBeth9394

    SarahBeth9394 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 23, 2008
    I hear ya Poulets. I grew up in a house where the dogs were considered equal (and in some cases more important). I have 2 dogs, I love them dearly, and they are very well cared for; but I have never and will never refer to them as "my babies". I have three children and they are worlds more important to me. I get that with some it's just a figure of speech but that particular one looses it cuteness when the animal takes precidence over the children.
  6. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Well, some are called the future egg layers, some are called eye candy and then there are those appropriately named Dinner.
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    I don't call them my babies simply because I have never been that attached to any of them...
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Chris you are too funny! I only call the babies my babies. The chickens are the girls. And my turken is the delinquent. And I have BO I call Hannibal.
  9. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    I call my four girls hooligans! They ARE Buff Hooligans, not Buff Orpingtons!
  10. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Well, to each his own, I really dont care what other people call their birds.[​IMG]
    But for the record, they arent my "babies" either.

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