How is it there are still chickens?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by P-Funk, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. P-Funk

    P-Funk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have no offense, other than a tiny beak. They have no defense, they fly about 10 feet and run about 9 miles an hour. Explain to me how they have managed to survive.
     
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  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    The today's chickens of all breeds do not look like the bird of thousands of years ago. Survival for the fittest.
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    At least 100,000 BYC members are providing food & shelter for them, and breeding more in their backyard flocks.

    Then there are the hatcheries....
     
  4. Flawedatdesign

    Flawedatdesign Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 Words CHICKEN MATH.......
     
  5. orientphoenix

    orientphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chickens survived from human keeping them while their ancestors the jungle fowl survived for having good flying abilities and hiding in their tropical surroundings, they have light feathers and a small body so they move better like a pheasant
     
  6. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    because, they have enslaved a superior race. They have us waiting hand and foot, nanny for their babies, cook for them, bring them treats, clean house for them, doctor them, feed and water them, put fans on them when they are hot, who couldn't survive that? [​IMG]
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Quote:... put AC in their coop for them, hatch as many of their eggs as we can.... etc.... etc....

    Next year I think I'll insulate the coop... it should help with the AC bill.
     
  8. Gullygarden

    Gullygarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL - so true. However, there are feral chickens that survive remarkably well in a number of places here in Hawaii, in spite of the prevalence of dogs. Those wild chickens are fast and smart!
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I want to go to Maui someday... just to see the chickens.... and perhaps bring home some hatching eggs!
     
  10. Rockin' Reds

    Rockin' Reds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ha ha ha!!! Good point...those sneaky 'lil rascals have us doing all the work! [​IMG]
     

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