Is there anyone else who doesn't name all their animals?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Chickerdoodle13, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    My mom has always been big into naming things, but lately I've realized that its just too hard to name some animals! A lot of my chickens go un-named unless a special one comes along, but I have a two male geese who are so funny, but I just cannot come up with names for them. I've had them for three or four years now and I think it's just easier NOT to name them!

    I also have a betta fish who never got a name. He's a little older than two years now. Usually my mom chooses good names. If it were up to me I think most of my pets would go without a name!
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

    Oct 2, 2008
    I have so few animals it is easy to name everyone. I even name some of my plants [​IMG] I have 2 grape vines. The huge one is Audrey and the little one is Seymore.
  3. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    You have to earn your name at our place [​IMG]

    Otherwise you are part of 'the ducks', 'the chicken', 'the cochins' etc

    I always wonder how the Duggars came up with names for all of those kids... [​IMG]
  4. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    You are not alone ... I have my favorites named but after I hit the hundred mark I just gave up...
  5. JetBlack

    JetBlack Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2010
    Coeur d'Alene, ID
    Pig: Applesauce.

    Chickens: Sunday, Honky (white one) and Homie (black one). The RIRs don't have names because I can't tell them apart.

    The turkey and goose are named Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  6. Beekissed

    Beekissed Flock Master

    I don't name all of mine. [​IMG] The larger animals get names, as they are few. The rooster gets a name for the same reason. The hens? Too many look exactly alike and no one has really "earned" a name yet.

    I do have one Dom that regularly gets into the garden and we have dubbed her the "garden chicken" but I could not pick her out in the crowd.

    Every once in a while a hen will make herself stand out for some quirky behaviour or a distinctive appearance and this will earn a name...but not often.
  7. Telamon

    Telamon Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2010
    I have no idea.
    i don't wanna name mine, my mom might kill em and the name might make me cry... my mom and dad just killed all of my barred rocks... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    not even the little ones lived! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    Here the "pets" get named and the "livestock" does not. So the rex bunny we've had for 6 years and is hand fed all manner of treats? Named. The cats who live in the house and sleep on our beds? Named. The quail & chickens, not so much, we're in town, so once something crows it goes, so no names untill the hens start laying and the roos become tamales.
  9. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Quote:I hope that they killed them to eat ....
  10. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    I don't name all of them, but I name most of the ones I'm keeping.

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