You know you're addicted to chickens when...

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by The Chicken Lady, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    1. You sit down to write out your family's grocery list, and the first thing you put down is chicken feed.

    2. Every time you run around town doing errands, you wonder why you have ended up at a Tractor Supply.

    3. Your chickens' coop is more secure than your family's home.

    4. (a) You have more pictures of your chickens than of your children.

    4. (b) You keep your chickens' pictures in your wallet, so you don't have room for your children's pics.

    4. (c) You can't wait for your children to move out, because then you can afford more chickens.

    5. You have more chicken-shaped ornaments than Santa-shaped ornaments for your Christmas tree. (Um, this is actually TRUE for me... [​IMG])

    6. Your backyard is now one huge, enclosed chicken run.

    7. You come in to work looking tired, and the first thing your coworkers ask you is, how was the hatch last night?

    8. If you see a sign for "Farm Fresh Eggs," you immediately want to pull over and spy on the other person's flock and coop to see if theirs is better.

    9. Your coop has gone through more remodeling than your house.

    10. Your coop cost more than your house.

    ***Keep it going! [​IMG]
  2. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Songster

    May 25, 2008
    You feed your chickens before your family [​IMG]
  3. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

    Jul 14, 2008
    Derby Kansas
    You wake up at midnight to check to make sure their okay
  4. Crazy_Chicken_Lady

    Crazy_Chicken_Lady In the Brooder

    Sep 4, 2008
    The Empire State

    When you have a baby monitor in their coop, so you can monitor their safety- I have one!!!

    Also if you have a family photo on your Christmas cards that also includes your favorite chickens!
  5. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Every afternoon you get a nice snack platter together and hubby thinks - Oh, how nice, what is it? - sorry hon, it's for the chickens.......
  6. Your schedule is dictated by your chickens. [​IMG]
  7. ChuckenGirl

    ChuckenGirl Songster

    Dec 22, 2007
    Maryland :)
    you bring a chicken to school as a visual for your book report

    [I DID THAT!]
  8. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Songster

    May 25, 2008
    You train your chickens to do more tricks than your dog.

    Your chickens have you trained to do anything they want.

    You have a category in the monthly budget called 'Chicken Expenses.'

    You have more saddles for your chickens than you do for your horses.

    You look through "What Shall We Name the Baby?" lists to the hum of your incubator.

    You are willing to look past the distastefulness of catching gooey insects with your fingers in order to provide your feathered friends with tasty delights.

    Nothing but nothing pre-empts your chicken show weekends.

    You file your chickens' nails more often than your own.

    It is not unheard of for the family's Neosporin tube to have a feather stuck to it.
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2008
  9. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Songster

    Jan 2, 2008
    western mass
    When someone asks how you're doing and what your family's been up to, and you reply with anecdotes about - - - chickens, of course.
  10. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Songster

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    When you have an unjured chicken.........get cabin fever from caring for her..........put her in your purse and take her shopping [​IMG]

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