How do you respond?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by HeatherEmme, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. HeatherEmme

    HeatherEmme Chirping

    Apr 4, 2013
    A coworker in the office next door to me recently overheard me talking to another coworker about building my new chicken coop. He interrupted from the other office and quite loudly too, 'Chickens are nasty!'.

    I know we have a similar thread titled dumbest things people have said about your chickens and this would definitely qualify, but what I'd like to know is how you guys respond to that stuff? Our convo went something like:

    Him: Chickens are nasty
    Me: Uh, no they're not.
    Him: Yep. Chickens are nasty.
    Me: Not mine. They're beautiful healthy birds.
    Him: They poop every where
    Me: They poop? so what? so does every animal
    Him: They poop every where
    Me: Mine poop on dirt. Poop breaks down and goes back in to the dirt. Beautiful grass grows there. No more poop.
    Him: Chickens are nasty.

    I gave up at this point. But seriously, how do you respond to someone like that?
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2013
  2. big worm

    big worm Hatching

    Jun 30, 2013
    green bay wi
    Ignore him. You cant fix stupid
  3. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Songster

    Aug 19, 2012
    Los Angeles
    I think you just don't. His opinion has no effect on you nor yours on him. Why bother.
  4. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Songster

    Jul 22, 2013
    lol can't fix stupid is right! You could not acknowledge his comments at all. Or, if he continues to say stuff to you just give him a big fake smile and say something annoying like "That's nice" and then continue on with whatever you were doing or saying before.
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2013

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