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do you find people dont treat chickens as well as they treat others

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by animals1981, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. animals1981

    animals1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not sure if it what i noticed but it seems a lot of people just ssee chickens as "objects" not living creatures that should always be respected dispite what you are using them for meat show pets etc..

    I find a lot of people just shove chickens in these tiny cages and it is so disgusting!

    At the auctions it seems like many people dont know how to properly handle chickens? Maybe they just don't care ? It makes me so FURIOUS!

    U would never see someone treat a Parrot or a rabbit or a dog like this! It makes me SO FURIOUS!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    THe sad part about it is people DO treat dogs, cats, horses, rabbits, etc., very poorly. Animal abuse is rampant these days and it's sad.
     
  3. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    Quote:I agree.
    All forms of animal abuse is sad and wrong.
    People abuse is also rampant these days, and is sad and wrong.
     
  4. ashtray

    ashtray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the BYC Rules:

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  5. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2008
    From the BYC Rules:

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    Our chickens are pets. As is my horse. And my 3 house rabbits.
    The chicken occasionally come inside. IMHO they are no different than parrots​
     
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  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    My chickens are pets too - though they do stay outside. However, if one is injured or sick, in they come.
     
  7. agnes_day

    agnes_day Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    Quote:you wouldve hated to be at my house earlier..i had 2 filthy chickens and 3 filthy goats running around here! [​IMG]
    i figure that they are slightly less gross and dirty than kids, so why not let them in from time to time? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  8. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    Quote:Same here.
     
  9. Blackbird

    Blackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2009
    MN
    What would you even define as a 'pet'? Isn't it just something you care about quite a bit, and enjoy?

    I would think all my animals are pets.. sure, they don't come inside, but I care about them all, equally, no matter what, I think all animals need love. Sure, we often eat our animals, they definitely serve a purpose, but while they are here they are treated with the utter most respect. I can actually be proud about eating our animals, because they aren't in tiny cages, they aren't shuffed back and forth, nor are they totured and beaten, injected with anything, nor are they just something to solely make money off of, they are my pets, and I enjoy them. Yes, we may sell some, but they aren't items by any means.
     
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  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Folks, here is the first warning to play nice here. Choose your words wisely when you post.

    I will never diaper a chicken, though injured birds do stay in a playpen in my livingroom for brief periods when they need to. My birds are not filthy and do not stink and do not have parasites, so it's no different than having the dog in the house.

    What I find odd is that anyone would be disturbed by someone else treating an animal well. In the immortal words of Forrest Gump, that's all I have to say about that.[​IMG]
     

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