Kissing my Chickens?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Fruitloopz, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. Fruitloopz

    Fruitloopz Out Of The Brooder

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    I know this is going to seem idiotic, but can I get any sort of sickness from kissing my chicks & chickens? I'm always kissing my silkies on their heads and it just dawned on me after reading about all the mites and diseases,etc. I'm glad nobody here knows who I am!
     
  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    A peck on the cheek is okay. A French treat is not.
     
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I think you're probably ok--just a peck on the head is harmless enough...I know it's a bit silly.......just don't kiss their little booties! [​IMG]
     
  4. Fruitloopz

    Fruitloopz Out Of The Brooder

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    "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Chickens But Were Afraid to Ask" I will steer clear of the bookies and the frenching, thanks!
     
  5. tammyd57

    tammyd57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] It's probably safe to kiss your chickens, just be sure to post the video on youtube for us! [​IMG]
    I would be careful that they don't try to 'kiss' you back though and peck your eyeball or take a chunk outta your lip.
     
  6. NeeleysAVLChicks

    NeeleysAVLChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Fruitloopz

    Fruitloopz Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Neeleys! LOL I'm not alone, huh? Yeah, the other day I was talking to my silkies and turn around..there's my son with his cell phone pointed in my direction!
     
  9. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Well we haven't gotten any dread diseases yet and we've been kissing them for over 2 years!! [​IMG]
     
  10. ray2310

    ray2310 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wonder the same thing every time I see my wife kissing them.
     

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