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Strangest and Silliest Chicken Names?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Nimby Chickens, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. UrbiePuss

    UrbiePuss New Egg

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    We have three hens all with unusual names. The first two are "Ever-ready", and "Duracell" named after popular brands of batteries (all my chickens are rescued from battery farms). The third is called Shroedinger, after Shroedingers Cat. (Look it up on Internet) he was a physicist who had the idea that if you put a cat into a box (long complicated bit about radioactive isotopes here) anyway if radioactive material was detected a vial of poison would be released and would kill the cat. The main point is that if you wrote the really long equation to show this the cat could be both alive and dead at the same time because you wouldn't know til you opened the box. (I'm sure someone could explain this much better - I'm not a physicist). But our chicken has a similar thing going with eggs. At the point where we open the coop there can be eggs or no eggs - seemed funny at the time.
     
  2. SanClementeChick

    SanClementeChick Out Of The Brooder

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    We have Ginger (Buff Orpington), MaryAnn (Black Austrailorp), and Mrs Howell (White Leghorn) if we had a Rooster I'd name him Skipper, but we are illegal in the Burbs so no Roosters for us!
     
  3. Harriet&Lucy

    Harriet&Lucy Out Of The Brooder

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    Eulalie was named for the mayor's wife in The Music Man. The rest of the hens are named after suffragists: Harriet, Lucy, Edith, Muriel, and Dora.

    Our first batch of ducks were named after their colleagues in slug killing: Morton (salt), Guinness (beer), Fiskars (scissors) and Sluggo.
    The current ones are first ladies: Eleanor, Lady Bird, and Mamie. Sadly, Mary Todd died within hours. (shipping problem)
     
  4. Amberthyme

    Amberthyme Out Of The Brooder

    The names of our girls:

    Rosie (very tiny - maybe Dutch?- bantam) got her name from "Rosie's Walk"a picture book by Pat Hutchens

    After her the names got sweet . . . really sweet . . .
    Honey - Rhode Island Red
    Agave - Ameraucana (name morphed into Aggie)
    Sugar - Brown Leghorn
    Molasses - Black Sumatra Bantam (funny thing is that she's the fastest one! Greased lightning!)
     
  5. Labgal

    Labgal New Egg

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    Here are my girls:

    RRWhite named: Q-Tip:
    Easter egger: Rainbow
    Easter egger: Pastel
    EE: Lacey
    Salmon Fav. : Eifel
    Welsummer : Wellie
    Welsummer: Summer
    Red Star : Star (I know soooooo original)
    Barred Rock: Rocky
    Naked Neck : TV (for Turkey vulture)
    Spitzhauben: Fancy
    Spitzhauben:Reba
    Spitzhauben:Shania

    Six new pullets:

    EE: Hawk
    EE: Wren
    EE: Sparrow
    EE: Finch
    Welsummer: Phoebe
    Welsummer: Hummer
     
  6. Luv_my_babies

    Luv_my_babies Out Of The Brooder

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    We are very new to owning chickens but we love them. My children named area roo Blonde(we did think he was a she), then we have Black-n-yellow, a Biscuit, and a Secretariat just to name a few. [​IMG]
     
  7. melloladies

    melloladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got a silkie pullet (I hope! she's 4 months and looking girlie so far) and her name is Pickle. I have no idea why- but I can't say her name without giggling. I think it started last year when we planted pickling cucumbers and I kept calling it "pickle bush" I literally got more chickens so that I could name one Pickle [​IMG]
     
  8. Skye_k23

    Skye_k23 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a RIR Rooster named *Flower* Needless to say he was supposed to be a girl lol
    [​IMG]
     
  9. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Ha I love "Buffy the Egglayer"! I have a hen named Spidey cuz looking down on her in my hand she looked like a tarantula when she was just a couple of days old with her still egg shaped and black body and smaller head. My fave name is a member's dad's childhood white leghorn rooster called "The Teaberry Shuffle" for the sideways dance he did while preparing to attack. [​IMG]
    ps a rooster named Flower has gotta be one tough chicken.
     
  10. NurseELB

    NurseELB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our chickens all have food names, just in case...

    My daughter named two of our last batch Samantha and Eleanor- definitely NOT food related.

    When questioned she replied "Don't worry, we'll call them by their nick names- SAM and ELLA". [​IMG]

    edited for spelling, as usual
     
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2011

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