The Mississippi Chicken Whisperer

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by musinglew, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. musinglew

    musinglew Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 13, 2014
    Don't ever let anyone tell you that chickens are not responsive to the voice and tones of their owners. My wife talks with our little flock of Black Copper Marans every day. It keeps them laying. Works really well through the winter and works some when the Mississippi heat slows 'em down. My wife rarely curses. That is, unless she has had a few margaritas at a family barbeque. Then there's no telling what might happen if her hens haven't been productive for a couple days. And, of course, even though testosterone has nothing to do with the egg laying, somehow the Roo gets blamed for the whole thing!
    Family Warning...the attached youtube video link contains a couple of mild expletives.


    And just for fun....a pic of some of our eggs:


  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    Middle Tennessee
    He got blamed cuz he dared to open his beak while she was chastising them! :lau

    Thanks for the laugh... I needed that... :D
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    what GORGEOUS eggs they give you.
  4. rebellover

    rebellover New Egg

    Jun 2, 2016
    I agree about the Mississippi heat. I live on mantee, Ms and the heat has slowed all of my English orpingtons down big time. Some aren't even laying now. Main ones laying right now are my colbian English orps and my lavender English orps. I get a few off my lemon cuckoos and my banty English orps. All of my others just stopped. Wish the talking worked for me like it does your wife. I sit and talk to mine everyday. Lol..

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