What do you love most about chickens?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by chickencoop789, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love how chickens are always living in the moment. Its always as good as it gets.
    So what do you love about chickens?
     
  2. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    I love how each chicken has their own personality! It's so much fun to watch each one grow and develop into their own unique self! I love so much about chickens it's hard to pick just one point but I really enjoy their unique little personality. Each one is different. It's truly amazing! I just love each one so much! They are all little gifts from God. They bring so much pure joy into my life!!
     
  3. northernroots

    northernroots New Egg

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    I love the practicality of keeping chickens. They are great catalysts for the compost, fantastic pest controllers, producers of nutrient dense eggs, and the ideal entertainers!
     
  4. Chic_girl

    Chic_girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My favorite aspect of owning chickens is what they give me back in return. Ever since I was young, I had poultry of some type or another- and each bird becomes special to me, regardless if they have names. When I give them food, water, shelter and time to free-range, they give me back eggs, entertainment, and acceptance. Even when I've been gone for months, my ladies still recognise me, and run to gather around my feet.
    When you have a special bird, or 20, who are always happy to see you, it brightens up my day. One of my hens who I've had since she was a chick can't resist running up to me and hopping on my lap, even when I don't have food for her.
    Its the animal-human bond that I love most- they need us, and we need them- else, how can we live?
     
  5. DLV58

    DLV58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The girls are always good for a laugh and a meal[​IMG]
     
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    3chickchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For me, watching them forage is so relaxing to me. Their scratching and soft clucks are kinda like listening to a stream running or wind through the leaves. It's just natural and relaxing.
     
  7. Eggnog101

    Eggnog101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No matter what stupid thing I do, my girls are always there for me.
     

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