The List: 10 Dangers of owning chickens. PLEASE BEAWARE!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Teresaann24, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    10 Dangers of owning Chickens.

    1. They are addictive like crack once you start you wont stop.

    2. You will find yourself spending alot of money, New protective wire,New chicken coop,New waters and feeders,Tons of food,OH I need a new NEST BOX! (The girls could sure use it) Oop's I got off track.

    3. You find yourself waiting on the mail to run with your box of newly hatched chicks.

    4. You start collecting eggs (NOT TO EAT) but to hatch to build to your already growing flock.

    5. You and your Mate start having relationship problems because you spend more time with the chickens then with them.

    6. You find yourself calling them your babies and your childern.

    7. They poop on you and you laugh and thank god that the poo is a Normal Chicken poo.

    8. You will search the internet for 24 hours or longer about them and pictures of other breeds you may want.

    9. You dream of your chickens, being very excited for your new girls to start laying soon.

    10. YOU ACT LIKE ITS CHRISTMAS WHEN YOUR YOUNG HEN LAYS HER 1ST EGG!!! While your screaming and jumping your neighbors think there is something wrong with you...LOL
     
  2. colowyo0809

    colowyo0809 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol, this is absolutely perfect! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. cdawson41

    cdawson41 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh my goodness...........where do we seek counseling in the State of MO.........probably would be useless to go!
     
  4. silkiechick236

    silkiechick236 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] And don't forget the dreaded chicken math! [​IMG]
     
  5. Ondra's Seramas

    Ondra's Seramas Drowning in Seramas

    Feb 19, 2009
    North Central WA
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    This is so me!
     
  6. Saroco

    Saroco Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. LadyWoodsong

    LadyWoodsong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can still control it...I only do six out of ten of those. I'm ok....I don't need any help.

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    (what is the chicken math thing?[​IMG])
     
  8. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1 - yes! I got my first chickens March 2009 (12 hens and a rooster). I currently have over a hundred now, plus 40 Cornish chicks in the basement.
    2 - yes. Several hundred dollars. [​IMG]
    3 - yes!
    4 - yes!
    5 - no, I'm not married, I'm still living with my family. But there's been several arguments about me spending to much time with "chicken stuff." That probably counts... [​IMG]
    6 - yes!
    7 - not quite there yet, LOL!
    8 - yes!
    9 - yes!
    10 - and yes!

    LadyWoodsong: "Chicken math" is a joke on BYC. Chicken math is full of addition and multiplying, never subtraction or division. [​IMG]
     
  10. RareFeathers

    RareFeathers Out Of The Brooder

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    DEFINATELY NUMBER 7!!!
    Her's the conversation i had with a non-chickener:
    *Sitting With A Rosecomb Hen On My lap, Who I Think Is Sick*
    *Rosecomb Poops On Me, it's Normal*
    Me: OH, THANK GOD!!
    Non-Chickener:WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?!?[​IMG]
     

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