Is anyone else made fun of because they like chickens?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Honeysuckle, May 1, 2009.

  1. Honeysuckle

    Honeysuckle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Burnin' up in KY
    At school people make fun of me, saying how they love to eat chickens and such. I've told them a million times the way most restaurants kill their chickens, slitting their necks and leaving about 2/4 of them to get boiled alive. All they say is that chickens are just meat and eggs, not a creature. [​IMG]. I even made a powerpoint about it! I hate being made fun of for something I am passionate about. It like making fun of some one for liking cats. Same thing. Still an animal. Their are two boys that do it all the time. I'll hit them, but they just laugh at me when I get in trouble for doing it. [​IMG] When I even try not too, they just try even harder to make me. I don't know why they do it. Other people are too. They squawk at me when I'm going down the halls. Does anyone else get made fun of?
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  2. scbatz33

    scbatz33 No Vacancy, Belfry Full

    Jan 23, 2009
    South GA
    My niece is my "chicken partner". She is in the 7th grade and there is a boy who constantly makes fun of her because of her chicken addiction. She loves her self-white polish! It sits on her shoulder like a weird pirate/parrot thing!

    Just between you and me, boys are stupid and stinky and if they are spending all this time teasing you, they are either just slow or they really really like you. Either way, ignore them. The more you pay attention to their teasing, the more it fuels their need to tease you.

    There is absolutely nothing wrong with being passionate about a hobby - be it chickens or volleyball or 4H. If you like it, it doesn't matter one iota what some stupid adolescent boys have to say about it.

    You have to do what is right for you. There is no one to answer to but your heart.
  3. R@ndy

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2009
    No Worries, they just do not understand. Dont pay them any mind and dont let it show that they get to you.

    You are the better person [​IMG]

    PS My wife thinks im nuts the way I go sit out by the chicken coop, drink my coffee and enjoy the company of my feathered friends on the weekend mornings [​IMG]
  4. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    Lets see how many members does BYC have over 25k so we cant all be wrong....
    Whats it to them that you have chickens anyway?I mean are they so into you that they think about what you have?
  5. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    They never complain about the eggs. And if they want to make fun, big deal. I think they make more fun of the fact that I spend time on BYC rather than actually owning the chickens.
  6. bluie

    bluie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 18, 2007
    My 6th grade son just got interviewed by someone from his school newspaper because they voted him weirdo of the week. The main reason they chose him was because he is always talking about his chickens. The little girl came to interview him and her first question was did he really have chickens. So we took her to the back yard and put Poofy the EE on her shoulder. I think he thinks its pretty cool to be weird.
  7. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    I'm weird too. I sit in my chicken tractor and watch my feather-kids play [​IMG]

    Edit: PS don't hit guys for teasing you

    unless they call you really nasty names, like ones we can't say on here.

    I got fired for it, but he deserved it for calling me a whore and other nasty stuff - just sayin, try not to make a habit of it unless they REALLY deserve it. You might regret it later (or not)
    Last edited: May 1, 2009
  8. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 14, 2008
    Moulton Iowa
    I'm the crazy chicken lady and I agree. I'm crazy about chickens. I don't care. My daughter is really into chickens. She's 6. We have invited the whole class to come see them so they can understand how neat they really are.
  9. SproutGirl

    SproutGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    Missoula, Montana
    Some people will find something to make fun of you for no matter what. If it wasn't chickens, it would be something else. At least you have something interesting to do with your time-- you take care of your cool chickens instead of wasting your time making fun of other people at school. Making fun of others is for people who are too boring and uncreative to think of something better to do. At least you can know that you have a cool hobby with your chickens, no matter what others may say!
  10. RHewitt

    RHewitt Chillin' With My Peeps

    True happiness comes from what makes you happy and ignore those that are still looking for something to feel passionate about.

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