The funniest things people say when they hear you have chickens...

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by chris10sen, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. chris10sen

    chris10sen In the Brooder

    May 30, 2010
    So I am new to the whole chicken thing. But already I keep hearing some funny things from people. I thought this could be a fun thread. So I will start.....

    1. I thought you had to have a rooster to get eggs.

    2. I thought all chickens were white.

    3. What are you going to do with the chickens in winter?

  2. ccoomber

    ccoomber Songster

    Aug 22, 2009
    Redhill, UK
    Quote:I would have said number 1! i get that alot! [​IMG]
  3. cindy99

    cindy99 Songster

    Jul 7, 2010
    Tioga County PA
    When I tell people that the babies love to climb all over us - I get "ewww - don't they poop on you" I just say "nope - I put little tiny diapers on them" [​IMG] WEIGH the pro's and con's people! An occasional baby chicken dropping on you vs. snuggles, kisses, warm little feet, the list goes on...

    Now when Henry stands on my back - I do get a little nervous... [​IMG]
  4. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    I've heard people say to me, "Are you sure chicks don't come from feathers?"[​IMG]
  5. featherbaby

    featherbaby Songster

    Jun 18, 2009
    Jacksonville, FL 32210
    Why in the world would you want THOSE things?

    Don't they stink?

    Do they carry avian flu?

    Do you actually EAT their eggs? Eeeeuuuuuwwww!

    (after they hold one of the silkies) Well....they are kind of cute........
  6. ChksontheRun

    ChksontheRun Songster

    Mar 18, 2010
    Central Virginia
    Some of my favorites

    1. You let them sit on your lap!!!!!!! And what better thing for a chicken to do than sit on a lap, and eat some grapes
    2. Aren't you afraid of that rooster? What is to be afraid of, if he comes at me aggressively, it is the stew pot for him
    3. Why do you want chickens? And Why not I ask right back
  7. Telamon

    Telamon Songster

    May 31, 2010
    I have no idea.
    funniest things a person ever said about my chickens?

    1. Did your Plymouth Rocks come from striped rocks? [​IMG]

    2. Wow! look! that hen is sitting on eggs! [​IMG]

    3. Does free-range mean your chickens walk into a range? [​IMG]

  8. chickboss

    chickboss Songster

    Mar 23, 2010
    I had a lady tell me that I had to be sure to let the eggs sit for awhile in the coop, otherwise, if they were too fresh, they would be fertilized. Not kidding. [​IMG] I stammered, becaue I could tell that she was the kind of person who "knew" what she was talking about. So I said I would keep it in mind and wandered off politely. [​IMG]
  9. willkatdawson

    willkatdawson Songster

    Mar 31, 2008
    Just last night we went to a dinner party and my husband in the nicest way told a funny story that to the unloving chicken people there made me sound like the crazy chicken lady. At the end of the story one lady looked at me with her face all screwed up and said "you actually let the walk around in your yard"? Then another one said "she's trying to be Martha Stewart". I get a lot of Martha Stewart commits.
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2010
  10. animalloverabh

    animalloverabh Allons-y, Alonso

    1. someone once said to me " i got some eggs from the supermarket i keep them on the shelf for one year, but they havnt hatched yet. you are a chicken person, can you tell me how long i have to wait?" [​IMG] i then told them about incubators and that they need to be fertile eggs. lol

    2. i tell someone i have chickens, they say "i once had a rooster....."(i ask them what happened to it)" didnt lay any eggs so we gave it away." [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2010

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