Huh? It's a chicken? It lays eggs?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by joebryant, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    When I pulled into my driveway yesterday, a young man was removing a stump from my front yard. He had seen and was fascinated by my two silkies that were out in my back yard. He asked what they were. When I told him, he was astonished that they were chickens, and even more so when I told him that they laid an egg every day that you can eat. He'd thought that they were some kind of bird. Anne gave him four silkie eggs.
    He's going to Google, do some research on them, and get some for his girlfriend. He was really excited about them.
     
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  2. chickenlover50010

    chickenlover50010 Kernal Fan Club Member

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    Hahaha!! It's funny how he didn't know that chickens lay eggs...well, atleast you got another chicken lover!!
     
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  3. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    .....and please inform him that chickens are birds, just one of the "better" birds ![​IMG]
     
  4. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:I think that he knew chickens lay edible eggs, but he had trouble believing that silkies were chickens.
     
  5. chickenlover50010

    chickenlover50010 Kernal Fan Club Member

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    Silkies are beautiful...sorry, off topic there [​IMG]
     
  6. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Great.. I can see his girlfriend walking into the beauty salon with them and making their "poofs" twice as big [​IMG] I little shampoo here... some conditioner there... OO! I love that color on your nails! Maybe even a perm [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. chickenlover50010

    chickenlover50010 Kernal Fan Club Member

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    It's ugly enough when they make poodles look like that, but a poor silkie?!? And then...what if she dyes it PINK?!?!?! You know how some people dye their dogs pink...Imagine it on a chicken... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    And another one drawn over to the wicked evil side of chickens.
     
  9. chickenlover50010

    chickenlover50010 Kernal Fan Club Member

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    But what if his girlfriend thinks they are dirty 'things'? What will happen to them?!
     
  10. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:I've a feeling he might dump his girlfriend if it comes to that.
     

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