My 7yo ds refuses to eat chicken...

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by augustmomx2, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. augustmomx2

    augustmomx2 Songster

    Aug 31, 2008
    Central Indiana
    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!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    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

    Aug 20, 2009
    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 Songster

    Sep 9, 2008
    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 Songster

    Jan 2, 2009
    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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