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I Like Pet Chickens

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    Can You Feel It (8)

    I LOVE CHICKENS we have like a special connection, i mean no one loves a chicken as much as me. i hate every animal but chickens i LOOOOOOOOOVVVVVVVVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE thank you for your appreciation of reading my chicken story (: i always go to the farm and go to look and...
    Keelie Keelie 66-70, F Jul 13, 2009

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    Lovelovelove

    I always had chickens growing up. They're so cute, and I love the clucking noises they make. Currently I have four, but they have to stay at a friend's house. They're super cute. I got them when they were a day old and they stayed in my room until they were big enough to stay...
    youngmiss youngmiss 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2008

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    I wanna name this new chicken my mom got

    Kuakaputtle. It's grey & black and super small.
    TurtleKatlynn TurtleKatlynn 16-17, F 1 Response May 13

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    Chickens Rule Ok

     they are probably the most underrated best, but the most rewarding. Most people dont realise that they all have a different personality, and can be as loving, funny, and sometimes even caring. Definitely more entertaining than any dog or cat.
    nesscoroxdaworld nesscoroxdaworld 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2010

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    Our Hen and the Rooster

    My brother got 10 little chickens for a game at a local fair. They were to run in little lanes he set up for them and the person betting on the first chicken to cross the line would be the winner. But those betting tried to prod the chickens with sticks which upset my brother. So...
    Hullo Hullo 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 17, 2008

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    First Chicken

    I saw and got to handle my first chicken ever. My sister has three. They are so soft and calm! I was surprised.
    errantmind errantmind 41-45, F Mar 21, 2013

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    My Pets Were Taught To Approach People Who Clap And Call Their Names

    I find it cute. =) Some people think chickens have a small brain - I still think they're smart, and will grow smarter, still. Especially if you treat them nicely (I think it goes for most animals ^_^)
    sodancewithme sodancewithme 26-30, F Feb 22, 2010

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    They R Really Smart

    i think chickens r a wonderfull pet to have , they recognize the owner and besides giving us the joy to look at them they give us eggs^^  i got like 4 chickens on the garden oh btw they are so mean xD they fight when they see a new chicken lolz    
    Ashley90 Ashley90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2009

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    The Pecking Order

    I like chicken, and chickpeas and Chiclets and chick flicks and chickadees. But mostly I just like chickens. The winged feather version. Bawk-bawk-bawk style. Female chickens actually. The ladies are feisty *******. Real life mean girls with a very estranged status structure. Yes...
    heathermaria heathermaria 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2009

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    I Like Pet Chickens

    Pet chickens are friendly.  I had a pet rooster named Rusty. 
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Feb 6, 2012

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    George, Matt, & Erica

    We kept a few pet chickens at my house for a little while. They stayed in the kitchen hallway. My uncle bought three bantams, a red rooster (George), a black rooster (Matt), and a black hen (Erica). Matt and Erica stayed in the same cage, and we had to keep George in a separate...
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2008

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    My Girls Are Pullet Princesses

    For the last ten years or so I have had the strangest urge to raise chickens. It started with an article I saw in a gardening magazine. The story featured a woman who lived in New England and kept a small coop of hens in her garden. The coop was the centerpiece of her garden...
    tbone66 tbone66 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2010

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    I Love My Chickies!!

    I have 4 chickens..1 escaped table bird (from the intensive broiler farm) and 3 rescue battery hens. ATM I get 4 eggs a day and to be honest they are so entertaining that I wouldn't care if there were never any eggs. My husband is building a bigger chicken...
    usernamenotavaliable usernamenotavaliable 31-35 3 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    We Have Chickens Too!

    One day I came back from a fast food place, and decided to eat my lunch on a seat outside. Two of our hens, I don't know the breed, were outside under the bushes and came shyly up to my feet. After looking at me and "talking" to each other for a moment, one of them suddenly...
    mrdevonian mrdevonian 22-25, M Apr 22, 2011

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    HELP!!

    One of my resue hens is poorly. I went out to put them away and found her hunched up and straining. She's not interested in food and I also saw a thin dribble of something clear leaking out of her vent. Is this egg peritonitis?? I can't see an egg in the vent. I had brought...
    usernamenotavaliable usernamenotavaliable 31-35 1 Response Aug 2, 2009

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    Lu Fleche

     i have 2 lu fleche 1 of them is called lisa in ithink shes grate
    redlonestar redlonestar 13-15, M May 30, 2009

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    I Wish

    l wish l could have a pet chicken...but l can't have any pets where l live now, so l suppose l have three long lonely years ahead of me...yay.
    EiPerkele EiPerkele 18-21, M Oct 6, 2012

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    I Saved One Today...

    I had let my 2 chicks which had been hatched from twin sister hens at the same time roost with the big girls last night.  I woke up this morning, looked outside, and the smallest was floating in their water pool.  I ran out and scooped it up, thought it was dead...
    MISTRESSROXY MISTRESSROXY 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    This Year's Additions

    I bought 2 top-hat ducks and 2 "misc hens" at Tractor Supply about 5 weeks ago.  One turned out to be a broiler, cant tell if its male or female yet... I named it Blob. I have hatched out 5 Araucanna (rumpless, blue egger) bantams this year.  No tufts but we shall...
    MISTRESSROXY MISTRESSROXY 36-40, F May 14, 2010

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    Ours Are 4 Weeks Old..

    We have 10 chickens, all girls we think.  This past week we moved them into the coop.  They aren't free ranging yet, when the weather gets nice though they will be feathered enough to go outside.
    MarylandMilf MarylandMilf 26-30, F Apr 3, 2009

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    Talking With Chickens

    My name is Desalyn Graybeal and I am conducting a study on human with chicken communication as part of my studies via the Department of Communications at Eastern Washington University. I am hoping that you will take just a few minutes to complete the survey via the link below...
    DesalynGraybeal DesalynGraybeal 26-30, F Oct 12, 2013

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    ~~Toots~~

     toots is my baby boy he was hatched by a hen but was week so i ended up having to feed him and giving him water for the first three days of his life. he couldn't hold his head up so i had to dip his beak in the water then hold his head up so he didn't choke same with food...
    LunaWolff LunaWolff 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2009

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    My Pets

    Penny - white bantie Leghorn Phoenix - black Australorp Piper - Rhode Island Red Philemena - RIR Pandora - RIR my 5 chickens live i an awesome coop that my dad built. they are so cute and love it in there. my bunny also lives in there too and they all get along swimmingly. out...
    mutilatedalex mutilatedalex 18-21, F May 16, 2011

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    The Curious Playful Chick...

    My landlord has a large collection of chickens. When one of them had a large group of chicks, I decided to "tame" them. I would crumble bread/seeds/chips in my hand and sit in front of them with my hand out. They would all climb into my hand and jostle each other for space and...
    mrdevonian mrdevonian 22-25, M 1 Response May 18, 2011

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    The Day To Fox Came

    I've been keeping hens for 6 years now,our first birds we had for only 8 months as a fox came and got all but one. After that I made the run fox prof it came back a few times but never got in.The 1 hen that got away we called Mertle(don't ask) she lasted 5 years until...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 15, 2010

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    Araucannas

    I am raising rumpless Araucannas this year... Hope to breed some next year and incubate them.  If you are friends, check out my pics.  Rumpless and lay blue eggs.  Got my birds from one of the top breeders in the US.  Hatched some birds from someone else and...
    MISTRESSROXY MISTRESSROXY 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Used to... Last night, a raccoon came into our back yard and broke into the chicken coop. Three were eaten and one was severely injured, and we now have to watch her die slowly...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F Dec 2

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    I like the fact that they are spreading awareness for abuse. I like that they are spreading vegan ideas. I just really don't like peta at all they are just Hippocrates. It's sad...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Champion Girls I have had the pleasure of knowing many tomboys in my life and thanks to my Aunt Donna hearing about dozens of my female forebears who made great sacrifices for all...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    Darlene Story - Another Successful Petticoating of a Little Brat Another great letter from my friend Rhonda. This time she tells the story of Darlene the boy she first witness...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    Turned My Sports Loving Son into a Prissy Girly Girl Here is an amazing letter from a one of my favorite petticoating moms Rhonda. Like most women she was not aware of the...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    You know, sometimes I think about how our society has all these unwritten rules, and how weird it is that we have these rules to begin with. We have so many little dos and don’ts...
    WarShip WarShip 18-21 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Yes I like being a cowboy I take care of my animals cows and goats I have some chickens and I raise a garden
    justinthebath justinthebath 51-55, M Dec 10

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    Mark the best placement: We want to reward the puppy for the proper situation, and as he might not but stay there for greater than a next or two, it helps if we maintain employing...
    David555q7qsi David555q7qsi 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Dogs must be trained to grasp a number of standard commands for their particular safety and for your individual joy and reassurance. Master standard Canine training instructions...
    Aiden875z0uei Aiden875z0uei 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    Female pet needed, I am a puppy to a loving Master who has shown care and affecion towards me for quite some time but is looking to find a female pet, possibly another puppy. As...
    Evenroad Evenroad 26-30, M Nov 20

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    I miss my 2 cats so much and cry many nights when I'm alone and lonely. I love dogs and I have a mastiff/lab now but he's more like one of my children and is very needy. Cats are...
    Ladyscorpioz Ladyscorpioz 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 24

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    Recently a teacher, a garbage collector, and a lawyer wound up together at the Pearly Gates. St. Peter informed them that in order to get into Heaven, they would each have to...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Dec 2

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    Peta protests about GAMES, aka Pokemon, IT'S A GAME PETA IT'S A GAME. It's not like they are saying "Hey kids, go and enslave an animal!". Sometimes I wonder if the people who...
    abcoy123 abcoy123 13-15, M Nov 29

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    Ugh I'm so annoyed. I went to the doctor today and the nurses were really mean. Why, you ask? Because I'm petite. I'm under 5'2 and under 110 pounds, and when they took my weight...
    happycupcake happycupcake 22-25, F Nov 30

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    Mobile phones tulossa kätevä työkalu pankki huijarit ovat alkaneet käyttää SIM-swap. Toimintatapa: Huijari saa pankkitilitiedot ja rekisteröi matkapuhelinnumerosi kautta...
    benheinig123 benheinig123 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I'm willing to be owned by anyone male or female bigs littles anyone. Pets dont get to choose who owns them they just get owner by anyone who wants them. Anyways I'm very loyal and...
    urlilguy urlilguy 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    My eastern painted turtles, Raph and Don :( When I was 8, I had four turtles, that I loved to death. I was probably as responsible as any little kid be in taking good care of them...
    FlowerFollower FlowerFollower 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    Dresses Only And Curtsying Rules A lot of the moms my Aunt Donna and I have worked with require their sons to curtsy. They usually enforce a very strict “dresses only” dress...
    radicalfeminist radicalfeminist 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    Ok. In the past I had roommates and who were good friends.....they bought a dog and then I ended up taking care of it and eventually I had to give up for adoption via craigslist...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Dec 5

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    i've had her since i was eight and she died in october after about 5.5 years because of ovarian and breast cancer. i miss her so much and reading books about people losing their...
    yoloss yoloss 13-15, F Dec 11

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    omg, I would do anything to help abused and homeless pets become safe, loved, and healthy. I don't understand how people can mistreat any kind of animal. They're innocent, helpless...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    ​                                The seagullThe play “The seagull” has been written by...
    Hennadiy Hennadiy 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 5

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