How Do You Know When a Chicken Has Expired?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by KatGold, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. KatGold

    KatGold Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I happened to run across the above headline on the site eHow.com.

    As a chicken-keeper, I did not read that the way it was intended. My immediate vision was with a fully feathered chicken in classic dead chicken pose with legs up and tongue hanging out of its beak. I thought, "Isn't it obvious? That chicken has expired!"

    Then, I clicked on the link.

    http://www.ehow.com/how_8421006_tell-chicken-expired.html

    Oh, now I get it.

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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Yup, when I read the thread title, I simply answered, "It ain't movin' no more!"
     
  3. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

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  4. BackyardFarmMom

    BackyardFarmMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought the same thing!!![​IMG]
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Being a literal thinker, I too thought, "Umm it isn't breathing?"
     
  6. DaikaijuTorira

    DaikaijuTorira Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, the chicken in the photo has expired, he (or she) has ceased to be, it is an x-chicken. Oh, I see, that really isn't what they were talking about. :lau
     
  7. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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  8. Henny peeny

    Henny peeny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought if it isn't breathing is a good sign or maybe there are flies and flies babies that might be but Now I never thought this and I thought it might be a small child asking this pictureing and small child asking his/her mother this and child having a dead chicken in hand.

    OK that is gross flies and all huh?

    Rhayden
     
  9. Texas Wolf

    Texas Wolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 17, 2012
    when your dog starts talking to you, that's how.
     
  10. When speaking to you, and telling you to put the cat in the oven instead.
     

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