Chicken Confessions

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by chasingsunshine, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. chasingsunshine

    chasingsunshine In the Brooder

    Sep 16, 2014
    When I first got my chickens this summer, I knew that I'd develop weird habits with them. The baby talk was a given. But now ... I have found myself doing even stranger things. Like smelling the chicken feed. I LOVE the smell of their food! Every morning after I mix their feed in with a little water (and maybe a splash of yogurt or pumpkin puree if they need a treat) I can't help but smell it on the way out to their coop. I can't explain why it's so good, but it's like how the vines on fresh tomatoes are delicious even though you know you don't actually want to eat it.

    Does anyone else have any chicken confessions they need to share with the world?
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    My confession would be chatting to them as if they are people!!
    In fact I can have full blown conversation with them, really enjoy it because they don't give me hassle back or the wrong answer :cd
  3. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

    May 1, 2011
    Olathe, Kansas
    My confession would be that I love to smell and bury my nose in my hens' feathers. They smell so good (especially when they've been scratching around in fresh pine bedding) and their feathers are so soft and fluffy; I just can't resist! [​IMG]

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