Wow!!! You're chickens really adore you!!!! Yeah,,, sure they do...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by WriterofWords, Jun 28, 2008.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    I went out to eat with a friend tonight and when we got back she was really impressed with how much my chickens, ducks, rabbit, etc, love me.... As soon as they heard me lift the latch on the chain link gate they all literally ran and flew across the yard to greet me.
    Susan was just so impressed and exclaimed how much they must love me to great me so exuberantly!
    Then she noticed they were all standing there staring at the take-out container in my hand.
    She looked at me, looked at them,, and just said..
  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    Yup. They are not stupid but they hardly love us. They would eat us if they
    could. That's ok. We still love them.

    What was in the takeout package? [​IMG]
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Curly fries,, and she thought they were for my son! Hah!
    Oh,,, and my mom,, the one who doesn't want anything to do with my chickens? But is glued to the incubators?
    She was outside not 10 minutes ago with "left over" spaghetti,,, I know for a fact they had roast!
  4. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    Isn't food the primary way we communicate to animals & teenagers?

    Or are those the same thing?
  5. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    hehehehehe yup an animals love starts with the food you are holding. [​IMG]

    Every try to wrestle a whole grape from a determined chicken? My daughter did today and lost. She had her chicken out running around with her in the house and she sat down with a handful of grapes. Chicken saw graped and BAM had one. she was not going to give it up either. hehehehehehe
  6. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    [​IMG] Isn't it nice to be loved!!!!! [​IMG]
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    That is so funny! Whatever it takes, I guess, within reason....
  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Bitten for a french fry,,, I brought them an order of fries for lunch, I was standing there tearing them into pieces and tossing them. Nugget decided he didn't want to play chase the fry so he bit me next to my knee. I played rooster-ball with him and he walked back, stood in front of me, and had that look that said give him the fry or next time it would really hurt! I handed him a fry, he took it like a gentleman and walked off with dignity. I have a bloodblister and a bruise,, but he loves me,,,,,, if he was a human I'd divorce his feathered A**!
  9. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    My DH even offered a dessicated ear of corn to Obelisk...even though he can't stand her.
  10. mangled

    mangled Songster

    OMG! I'm so glad I'm not the only one who brings home a "doggy bag" for the chickens.

    Mine will also attack for food. My hens have been known to steal ice cream cones from children. My kids have learned not to take their ice cream cones outside.



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