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doglover: Turkeys also have an annoying tendency to start fight if you've got any Syrias.
Shadowknight: There was this particularly nasty tom that was just a bastard.
urban.derelict: No, but if you have the space, and -- honestly, a few kids, even neighborhood kids to start to teach them early about responsibility, getting a part time job -- it is not unwise to get some chickens./you can make a pretty penny off selling all-natural eggs, i've heard
Sneakytoes: Chickens rule.
Son of Thunder: I had a chicken.And it's no fun playing with a chicken all the time!He didn't even bark.I said "Bark chicken, you better bark!"That chicken, he retrieved.But he wouldn't bark, I tried to make him bark.So I ate him.
OregonVet: Sneakytoes: Chickens rule.I gave the Heimlich to one of ours. She got a pebble or something lodged in her throat.
HAMMERTOE: I'd much rather have geese. Those things are vicious. And there's always something comical about watching an uninvited interlocutor get escorted from your property by a gaggle of watch-geese./honk-honk/
Sneakytoes: No. Don't. I raised six* turkeys in the summer of 2010. They have zero personality, they're dumb as rocks, and they get in the way and peck at your garden tools when you're trying to work. Chickens rule.*ended up with five one fine Sunday morning when they decided to become cannibals