What are chooks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chloezoebob101, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. I keep reading everywhere the word " chook" what is it? its in usernames and posts and everywhere. so I'm finally gonna ask what it is. so what is it?
     
  2. Kannah43

    Kannah43 New Egg

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    That's what they call chickens in Australia!
     
  3. OHHH.... ok, that sorta makes sense. so people who call them chooks are from australia? learn something new everyday![​IMG]
     
  4. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    I often wondered how chickens came to be called "chooks". Then last summer I raised four Speckled Sussex from day-olds. One of them, Judy, loves to be held and cuddled. The sound she makes when she is melting against my body is a soft, "Chook, chook, chook." Her little body rocks with the sound, "Chook, chook, chook"
     
  5. awww!!sounds cute[​IMG]
     
  6. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you write books by chance? 'Melts against my body' is quite a term for chickens. [​IMG]
     
  7. coleridgedane

    coleridgedane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Q&A! Next...why are chicks called biddies? (Don't mean to hijack your thread...)
     
  8. AmyLM

    AmyLM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LMAO! Thanks for asking it! Ive been wondering that too but was afraid to ask.... [​IMG]
     
  9. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    cause when they hatch they are just iddy biddy lil things.. lol
    (hey.. that's what my granny told me.. so I'm sticking to it)
     
  10. bingrancher

    bingrancher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hens under 1 year of age are pullets and hens over 1 year old are called biddies.
     

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