Do you name your chickens?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by OwenFamilyFarm2, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. OwenFamilyFarm2

    OwenFamilyFarm2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I didn't see a post about this, so I apologize if there was one before. Does anyone have name for their chickens? We have two with names. Our Big rooster's name is Punky butt. The one hen's name is BWO-It's my husbands initials. They were both named by my daughter who was 6 at the time. [​IMG]

  2. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2013
    Lol yeah we name most of ours. Well, ok, not most anymore, since the numbers fluctuate pretty high since we breed them to eat. There's been hundreds of names by now. It's totally not true that you can't rehome, or kill and eat them once you've named them. :D

    Best wishes and [​IMG]
  3. Peaches Lee

    Peaches Lee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2010
    Absolutely! Here is just a small example:

    [​IMG] This is Bruiser.

    [​IMG] And this is Muffy.
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    We have 25 hens, and my granddaughter (pictured in my avatar) has named most of them after Disney princesses with a few super heroine and My Little Pony names thrown in.
  5. 1chickendog142

    1chickendog142 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 9, 2014
    I figured everybody did this, was I wrong? I will start with my Roos #1 is Cogburn( like the John Wayne movies) #2 is Floyd cause he's quiet the pretty boy. #3 is Blackberry my black Silkie and got his name from that big BB up on his head 12 RIR's hen's that I didn't name and can't tell EM apart 2 Americana's named Brownie & Cammo 1 RedSex Link named Squatty she is my duck/ chicken waddles as she walks 3 Barred Rock no names and 3 White Rock no names 3Silkie hen's not named yet and 24 new babies Mine free range most of the time but I can call EM up clap my hands together and they all come running to me and I walk EM to the gate going in toward the coop. Neighbors call me the pied piper!! Lol I gotta get busy and come up with more names cause my flock is about to double.
  6. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
    Barton City, MI
    Lots of people name them, I don't because a lot of them end up in the stew pot. Generally, the rooster is called Mr Chicken if he's called anything and the hens are "the girls". With my very first birds which were straight run barred rocks I only ended up with 2 and it was Mr and Mrs Chicken. When I had guineas, the white one was called Killer, because he was the only one in the shipping box that arrived alive. He was a funny guy.
  7. Violetsfeathers

    Violetsfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2015
    My Coop
    This is my chicken Muffin
    And this is Marshmallow.
    And this is Punpkin (he is very cold in this pic)
    All of my chickens are pets. We get them as chicks and we keep them until they die of old age or a predator gets them. Then we get more! I love my chickens
  8. wyandottegirl

    wyandottegirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2014
    Vancouver Island, BC
    I name all of my chickens (and ducks)! It's really cute because if they learn their name they will come running to you if you call them.

    [​IMG] This is little Aurora. (Named after sleeping beauty.)

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