Changed to, My 9 yr old is a chicken addict!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Quail_Antwerp, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    I went to the library and I checked out several books on chicks and hatching, one being The Better Guide to Hatching.

    When I got home my nine year old daughter perused my pile of books and quickly snatched one and took off to commence reading it. She chose Success With Baby Chicks and I can't get her to put it down!!

    So today she keeps coming out and telling me things like, "Mom, you don't put wrinkly or dirty eggs in an incubator. " and "Mom, are you sure that your's are in a draft free area?"

    And then she asked, "When I finish this book, may I please read Stories Guide to Raising Chickens?"

    OMG I created a chicken addict!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2008
  2. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
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    Good job!!
    Need more chicken addicts!
  3. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member 10 Years

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    Hooray! If your daughter enjoys nonfiction, she'll probably end up being a great high school student. [​IMG]
  4. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI better let her talk to my daughter then...who convinced me she 'NEEDED' silkies...
  5. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    Quote:My daughter currently has 5 buff Brahma Bantams (Greta is my avatar) and when we went to Meyer on Sept 2 she somehow managed to get me to agree to 3 creole chicks for herself! [​IMG]

    She used her own birthday money to buy 3 RIR from TSC this past spring. She was disappointed that they all turned out to be roos. She is currently pleading her case for some RIR hens....[​IMG] Yup, I think she is a full fledged Chicken Addict!!

    She knows I have the 'bator coming and she wants to know if I am going to let her put her own eggs in there! [​IMG]
  6. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Songster

    Jan 2, 2008
    western mass
    My nine year old does NOTHING but talk about and red about chickens. She's out of her mind. Nine is a great age for facts and enthusiasms, the height of latency and external interests. Legos for some, chix for others . . .
  7. max13077

    max13077 Songster

    That is sweet!! [​IMG] I wish more kids lived in the real world instead of the video game one.
  8. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    Bravo!!!!!! love it when the chicken fever strikes young!
  9. ChicknJ

    ChicknJ Songster 10 Years

    Jul 7, 2008
    Central Florida better let her talk to my daughter then...who convinced me she 'NEEDED' silkies...

    Ohh I know that one all too well. Guess what I am doing tomorrow? Driving an hour and a half away to pick up Silkie eggs for my 9 yr old son that sez "Mom, can I puleeeeze have a silkie" I would move heaven and earth to keep him this way.​
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    She's reading! That's awesome. And some quality material, too, LOL.

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