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Chicken Smell

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by desertgirl, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. desertgirl

    desertgirl Roo Magnet

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    Hello-
    A collegue ad I were speaking about my getting chickens, and she was totally freaking out..."Chickens..eeewwww! They stink!Your poor neighbours!" (I have already spoken with my neighbours, who are totally cool,by the way). I explained that chickens are just like any other animals...if you keep them clean, they aren't going to stink. What else should I tell people when they say such things?[​IMG]
     
  2. TeaLady

    TeaLady Out Of The Brooder

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    I like "chickens are just like any other animals...if you keep them clean, they aren't going to stink." I think you nailed it.
     
  3. marytoast

    marytoast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Offer to bring a chicken for them to smell!!! [​IMG] I kiss my hens. They don't stink.
     
  4. azelgin

    azelgin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tell them that you have been selected to do research on some new variants of geneticly modified poultry that have been gene spiced with rose bushes. Like most uninformed people, They'll be more likely to belive that, than "chickens don't stink".
     
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  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Sure they have an odor, but so do dogs and cats and fish and bungies and cows and HUMANS!!
     
  6. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

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    Chickens don't stink, their poo does - is she saying hers doesn't? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. desertgirl

    desertgirl Roo Magnet

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  8. cherig22

    cherig22 Green Fields Farm

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    Poo don't stink to the horse....

    Cheri [​IMG]
     
  9. ChandlersChickens

    ChandlersChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My thoughts exactly!
     
  10. karen71

    karen71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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