The Natural History of Chickens

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by psimek, Jul 20, 2007.

  1. psimek

    psimek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone seen the movie, The Natural History of Chickens done by PBS? I got it for my classroom, thinking it was about the natural history of chickens, but it was more about the relationship of people and their chickens. We did learn a lot about chickens, though. It was fun to watch.
     
  2. greenmulberry

    greenmulberry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seen it, I thought it was a good watch!
     
  3. V Chic Chick

    V Chic Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seen it, it was quite entertaining, although not what I expected, given the bit about "natural history"
     
  4. psimek

    psimek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first time I watched it, I had to remind myself to close my mouth! Everything in the video is true. My daughter would just crack up every time she saw the rooster mobile.
     
  5. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    Old thread, I know, but this was just on PBS tonight, and I'd never seen it! The woman with the silkie was something else! [​IMG] I thought the whole thing was very well done.
     
  6. LittleHouseDreams

    LittleHouseDreams Out Of The Brooder

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    I just watched this tonight on PBS with my kids and I loved it!! Very funny!!!!!
     
  7. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought it was good, but I was disappointed there wasn't more "natural history". I especially like the guy who raised all the roosters.
     
  8. SewingDiva

    SewingDiva Chillin' With My Peeps

    We just watched it!

    It's loads of fun, although frankly I was on the neighbors side when they sued the man who bred game cocks for "show" (yeah right - and those were the sorriest looking show birds I'd everseen...25 and then 100 roosters and no hens?oh no, he doesn't fight those birds [​IMG] ....

    The silkie lady was something else all right; I also liked the man who raised his own meat birds.

    As for Mike the Headless Chicken ....I think Facelss Chicken is what really happened because the poor creature had to have brain in order to survive as long as it did. If you look carefully in the link you can see that it wasn't exactly "headless" (the head is on the lower right.)

    It a must see for BYCer's....I bet you can get it from Netflix. [​IMG]

    ~Phyllis
     
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  9. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    The entire thing is on youtube in 10-minute segments if you want to watch it!
     
  10. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Well darn it. I had wanted to warch that again, and didnt realize it was on PBS last night. hm
     

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