My 7yo ds refuses to eat chicken...

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  1. augustmomx2

    augustmomx2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ds, who has always enjoyed chicken...well in nugget or patty form [​IMG] Has finally made the connection between our chickens we have for pets/eggs and the ones he eats in nugget form. He asked "Is this real chicken?" Ahhhh, yeah dude... "Yes" I say.

    "WELL, I don't eat chicken anymore. What if the chickens look in the window and see me eating chicken?!? They'll know I'm eating chicken!"

    No matter how I explained it to him, he refused...oh well [​IMG]

    Hopefully, no one tries to tell him the urban legend of: The white stuff connected to the yolk is a baby chicken that never formed. Then, he will never eat eggs!
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Could you maybe tell him that my chickens ate CHICKEN yesterday, in the form of leftover chicken and rice casserole and they loved it?


    No, maybe not. [​IMG]
     
  3. Countrywife

    Countrywife Corrupted by a Redneck

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    Cute- its just a stage- he will get over it. Do you think it would help if you told him chickens eat chickens???
     
  4. Granolamom

    Granolamom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, truth be told, I'm right there with him, and I'm 44 years old! I used to eat chicken all the time, but 1 1/2 years ago we acquired 4 pet chickens from my son's Kindergarten class, which have since then grown into a flock of 9.
    I have come to dislike eating chicken, and actually feel somewhat sick on the few occasions when I do try it again. As a matter of fact, I'm thinking about going entirely vegetarian, because the thought of eating a dead animal is becoming more and more repulsive to me every day.
    Since he's only 7 years old, he'll probably not stick with this, but if he does, I would respect his decision.
     
  5. mschickychick

    mschickychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first time I ate one of my chickens I thought I was going to throw up, almost did. The next time I just got queezy. Then came the dreaded juvenile delinquent chicken boys mob that we raised that were running my hens crazy. I was never so glad to see chickens butchered and they tasted sooo good. I'm OK with it now.

    On the other hand my niece saw a documentary on viel, turned vegan as a child and still is one.

    You just never know.

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