To Name or NOT To Name: this is the question

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  1. mamatink7

    mamatink7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I swore we weren't supposed to name our chicks as we'd be to attached in case something happened to them and when they stopped producing.
    Yet I see so many names chicks and chickens...explain please!!!
    Thx in advance ♡ Franceska
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Well as a kid everyone was allowed one 'pet'. We named our pets (they had lifetime rights) but not our food. [​IMG]
     
  3. mamatink7

    mamatink7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ahh gotcha;) makes sense
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    All that being said, I still don't know what happened to Donald a pekin drake who was my constant companion during my third year of life. It's a family secret with many rumors.
     
  5. ladynewtochicks

    ladynewtochicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was raised farm style and every animal gets a name and you still eat it unless it's a horse or dog etc... I never minded knowing who I was eating, in fact i prefer it that way I like to compare the meats
     
  6. mamatink7

    mamatink7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pretty cool:) thanks
     
  7. mamatink7

    mamatink7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmmm I could only imagine family suppers...
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Can you imagine an evil older sister whispering "That's Donald" into my ear every time we had roast chicken. [​IMG]
     
  9. mamatink7

    mamatink7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Totally not cool:(
     
  10. Delmara

    Delmara Out Of The Brooder

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    oh gracious!
     

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