what do you say to your chickens when giving them attention?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by chkinut, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    hi guys! just wondering if anyone else out there is as weird as me when it comes to talking to your chickens. and if nobody answers this post, i guess i'll have my answer! [​IMG] but when i'm out with my girls i say stuff like:

    • you guys are GOOD
    • nice wattles
    • beautiful comb
    • happy hens
    • sweet girl
    • each of you are so pretty in your own special way
    • thank you for your pretty egg today (even if it had poop on it)

    i would just like to hear what others say to their girls (or boys).

    i probably should've put this thread in a different place....since i have no pictures... [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2012
  2. TheChicknGarden

    TheChicknGarden Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 19, 2012
    san antonio, texas
    aww every morning my henny lays an egg i tell her thank you and stroke her back... i think it makes her feel accomplished :)
    if my 3 year old isn't out with me when i gather her eggs she makes sure thats the 1st thing she tells her ... she also tells her she did a good job[​IMG]
  3. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

    Aug 4, 2011
    -Hi babies!
    -Good girls!
    -Wanna Treat!
    -L.C.! Be nice! dont attak people!
  4. RedIII

    RedIII Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 30, 2011
    Tooele, Utah
    Nahhh, I'm weird, too. Don't worry.

    To adults/teenagers:

    -Good morning, ladies
    -Bawk bawk?
    -Bo, go mind your ladies (Bo is my rooster [​IMG])

    To little chicks:

    -Cheep cheeps
    -Hi guys
    -And how is everyone today?
  5. Aschenfire

    Aschenfire Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2012
    Mine like it when I say "Guess what? CHICKENBUTT!! Chick, chick, chickenbutt!!" (they think I am calling them LOL!) I ask them how they are, call them by name, just kind of make small talk :D
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Swing them wattles and dough-see-dough
    Turn the gals and flash them wattles!
    Take your partner and turn her around
    Steal her food and run around
    Swing them wattles high and low
    Take a bow and go, Stan, go!




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  7. GableBabble

    GableBabble Ninja Chicken Herder

    May 27, 2010
    " Come on, give Momma a golden egg"
    "Hey! Take that outside / Inside"
    "Chickens do not drink coffee/soda/crangrape juice"
    "Don't look at me like that. THAT, came out of your butt. Not mine"
    "My shoulder is not a crowing post, Butch"

    I also sing.....
    "Twinkle Twinkle little star"
    "I love you, You love me" (Which is funny, b/c I hate Barney)
    "Solo Red Cup"
  8. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    theoldchick....stan is beautiful! and what a hilarious song!! and i'm also glad i'm not the only one who talks to their chickens! [​IMG]
  9. barbieszoo

    barbieszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2010
    Stillwater, OK
    I just say "Hi pretty girls" and say hi's to each girl individually, by name. (I only have 4). And "How are we doing today?"
  10. Milk Glass Chicky

    Milk Glass Chicky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2011
    Oh goodness, lots of things. Often baby talk even though they're not babies anymore, they're *my* "babies". Or I mimic the various sounds/tones they make.

    Seal, the dark cornish rooster, is not a very nice boy though, he rather acts like he's cracked in the head even though he had lots of attention as a youngster. When he tries to flog (never actually has, it's more bluffing) or sounds huffy and puffy I'll say, "Oh Seal, don't be such a *bleep*". Or "must not" in a sing-song tone.

    When I get more actual babies, watch out. Baby talk galore. Just seeing a picture alone and I start blabbering.

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