What are different names chickens can be called?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Scooter&Suzie, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. Scooter&Suzie

    Scooter&Suzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need as many different ways to say chicken (or hen) as possible.

    Here are the ones I have

    *Chicken
    *Hen (if I'm referring to this age group)
    *Pullet (if I'm referring to this age group)
    *Chook


    I need nick names, or slang words, for chickens. I'm writing a paper and I keep saying chicken over and over... Any other ways I can refer to them?
     
  2. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    Well, collectively they are "poultry" and "flock"; there's always the generic "bird" [​IMG]
     
  3. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    poulet is the french name for them. I see it a lot.. I guess that's what I get for living in my area :rolleyes:

    cockerel, cock. Fowl is pretty general..
     
  4. Scooter&Suzie

    Scooter&Suzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I didn't think of using fowl, flock, or even bird! It's really helpful, thanks sooo much!

    Oh, and I also used poulets, it's in context anyway...
     
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  5. OldGuy43

    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here at our place we use "clucker". [​IMG]
     
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    In german Huhn, Henne, Huehner and Hennen. Rooster : hahn or plural Haehne, also Gockel.
     

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