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Jerry Pritchett – Thinking Out Loud – Talking chickens

Can you imagine if chickens could speak English, Japanese, German or Swahili? Even if they it spoke in a language we didn’t understand, we’d be shocked by the remarkable event. If you’ve ever been around them much, you’d know they talk about everything, using their own innate language. Of all farm creatures, they tend to be most vocal, expressing a wide range of emotions. A loud squawk is a sign one is being attacked, threatened or deeply displeased. Chickens are not bashful about putting another in it’s place. You’ve heard the term “pecking order” in regards to members of a flock. Some might think this is a euphemism for a sound or signal given an underling. It can be accomplished with a stern look, but only after uppity birds have performed a lot of actual pecking, which can become quite vicious and noisy…Read the rest of this story and more stories like this in this Sunday edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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