Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by silkiekeeper, May 22, 2018.

  1. silkiekeeper

    silkiekeeper Songster

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    Ever since I got my first chicks about a month ago, I've lost interest in most regular activities in my life, including my job. All I want to do is stay home and be with my chickens. Is this normal?

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  2. bamboochicken

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    You shouldn't worry I'm chicken crazy too:D:gig
     
  3. silkiekeeper

    silkiekeeper Songster

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    It's just madness! lol
     
  4. Ducksandchickens

    Ducksandchickens Crowing

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    Super normal! I hate school and some of my friends have like ditched me because I love chickens but I don’t really care lol
     
  5. silkiekeeper

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    Haha. I've already asked my husband if I can be a stay-at-home chicken mom and he said "no."
     
  6. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    I wonder what it says about my job and about my life that I'd rather be home shoveling duck poop than at work.
     
  7. silkiekeeper

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    LMAO So true.
     
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  8. Crow-ded house

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    Omg I know right? First thing in the morning, I run out to say good morning and feed and water. Many trips outside to talk to them. Then last thing at night they get their goodnight song I made up when our first batch ever were spending their first night with us.
     
  9. silkiekeeper

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    LOL You're crazy. :p

    I hope my chickens start loving me soon. Right now I go into their new coop and they act like I'm the overbearing mother invading their privacy. They hate it when I hold them and try to kiss them. My husband says I smother them. So maybe if I go into the coop and pretend not to notice them then they'll like me more? Reverse psychology!
     

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