OH NO, I'm starting to name my chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LoneCowboy, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    DH and I have been against naming our food, but sometimes they just name themselves.

    The roos all have names, Brutus, Levi, Tyrone, and Slick, but the other girls are starting to get names. I have 2 buff orps, now named, Prima, and Donna [​IMG] and a Buff, BR cross named Big Mama, after that owl on Fox and the Hound.

    I also have a little americana pullet that's going to get a name as soon as I can remember it. She's beautiful black with a bushy beard, and she never comes out of the coop. Reminds me of that wolf girl from CSI Las Vegas. Anybody remember her name? [​IMG] Anyway, that's the name she's going to get. [​IMG]
  2. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    uh ohhh...it's all over now...[​IMG]
  3. CathyB

    CathyB Songster

    Apr 6, 2008
    That is it! You can not eat something that has a name!
  4. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    Hee hee- the wolf girl from CSI was named Hayden.
    You cant name your food LOL- Unless its Nugget, Florentine, Marsala, Stew, PotPie, etc

    They do tend to grow on ya, eh?
  5. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    We named 2 of the 4 chickens "Nugget" and "Dumpling". Part of that was to irritate my mother, who, although a meat eater, refuses to admit that meat was once part of a living, breathing animal.

    Nugget is a serious dumb cluck. Couldn't find herself out of a paper bag. Gawd I hope she lays well.

    Dumpling eats so much - and is now the biggest by far as a result - that DBF has started calling her "Dump Truck". How that dummy stuffs so much food into her crop is beyond my ability to understand. She constantly looks lopsided as a result.
  6. Quote:Hilarious! Dump Truck! [​IMG] If I knew how to do those smileys that jump up and down laughing, that's what I'd insert here. [​IMG]
  7. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Songster

    Mar 17, 2008
    San Antonio
    lol I have a big mama too.... but not for eating
  8. warren

    warren Songster

    Sep 29, 2007
    If you don't name them how do you know which is which if one gets sick or does anything funny? How do you keep track of which is the best layer etc?
  9. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Songster

    Apr 26, 2008
    [​IMG] My eating sheep were named Chops and Racka (as in rack of lamb). I also ate Garth Brooks but I was planning to keep him as a ram for breeding and then didn't like how he turned out in the end so decided to butcher him also. My eating chickens don't get names but some of my pet chickens have names.
  10. Their Other Mother

    Their Other Mother Songster

    May 1, 2008
    Quote:What breed is this chicken? We bought a suprise hatch off of e-bay and I got one of these. Mine is more black/gray on the body but the face and neck look the same.

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