What responses have people gave you when seeing their first turken?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by reveriereptile, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. reveriereptile

    reveriereptile Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't own turkens but do think they are cute and unique. I'm just wondering what type of weird responses everyone has gotten from people who have never seen a turken before. My father-in-law doesn't like them cause they look like they have a sickness causing the feathers to be gone.
     
  2. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When my dad first saw Joesephine our month old turken, he said "Man, that's an ugly chicken." [​IMG] Poor Joesephine, I covered her ears!
     
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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  4. Indiana hens

    Indiana hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are always plenty of snickers when someone finally bids on them at auction!
     
  5. fowltemptress

    fowltemptress Frugal Fan Club President

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    A neighbor asked if a dog had gotten to Vladimir, and when her feathers were expected to grow back. My MIL said, "I prefer cute chickens."

    Like Vlad isn't the cutest hen I have. She certainly is my favorite. [​IMG]
     
  6. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    "Oh my gosh! What is wrong with that one?"

    Then, gave me the stink eye because they thought I had let something attack my chicken.

    Haha!
     
  7. Crazy4cochins

    Crazy4cochins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My family say my Mr.turken dinner's gross.
    my female is cute,she has a great personality.
    Then they asked me if i have to put vasaline on his neck so he doesn't get frost bite....
    He is mean but he's my ugly buddy.
    Now i have a new addition half turken /orpinghton mix.
    looks like a turken but is yellow.
     
  8. urbanhatch

    urbanhatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Phyllis Diller is a good example of how beautiful a Turken can be!!!!
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  9. Momma_Cluck

    Momma_Cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gte the "oh My Gosh-- are they ok?
    Is it contagious...?
    will the other chickens feathers do that too!?
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  10. Herechickychick

    Herechickychick Out Of The Brooder

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    I think that the babies are adoreable![​IMG]

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