How do you call your chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by tdgill, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. tdgill

    tdgill Chillin' With My Peeps

    and do you have any special "pet talk" for them?

    I go, "here chook chook"

    and for some silly reason, when I pick one up I am always saying, "who's a good chicken?" in baby talk.

    actually, i say "thicken" and when its plural, its "thickenzth"
     
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  2. desertgirl

    desertgirl Roo Magnet

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  3. GaDawg

    GaDawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only call them when I have a treat for them...

    here chick chick chick and they come running [​IMG]
     
  4. glassparman

    glassparman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say "Here Chick chick chick" and I mimick the sound of the roo when he is calling them.

    But, when they are free ranging and I head to the coop . . . no need to call them. They come running barely touching the ground because they think it's feeding time.

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  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I just yell "c'mon girls!". My rooster apparently thinks he's a girl, cuz he's always the first to come running.
     
  6. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    Well usually they just see me and they come... but.. I do call them too.

    From the time they were a week old I would always go "hi you peep peep" or just "peep peep" and it just stuck... so now - they answer to that [​IMG]

    They also answer to "chook chook chook"

    Then again..I'll bet if I said "here kitty kitty" they'd answer to THAT too if I had food [​IMG]

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  7. berkeleysprings

    berkeleysprings Chillin' With My Peeps

    I MAKE A OWL SOUND AND THEY ALL PUT THERE HEASDS DOWN AND RUN LIKE HECK TO THE PEN LOL
     
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  8. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Same here , although they run full speed towards me everytime I come out of the house... just in case there are treats. [​IMG]
     
  9. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

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    I just yell out "Ladies" and they come looking for me. And its kinda funny, cause there is a rooster in there now and he doesn't come when called. Maybe he is insulted? [​IMG]
     
  10. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I holler, "Heeerrreee chick, chick, chick!" and they all come running. Wings flapping, feet running, and wattling as fast as they can go! I love to call them and watch them run to me! [​IMG]
     

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