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Wilkes County Human Library: Maureen Dintino - Hippie Chicken

The Human Library is very much like a regular library where people go to check out books. The only difference is that the books are all human volunteers that can be 'borrowed' for conversation.

Here is my head renegade chicken. Nabbed her ass out da tree tonight!

Her name is Jacqueline

For most of my life I have had and lived with chickens. Now I don't mean I lived in the coop with them, although visiting them in their coop is cool. Especially in the rain with their metal topped roof. I do live in a house with other humans. Chickens are a great source of protein and by that I mainly mean eggs. Although, I do make a mean fried chicken!

Chickens are quite social and definitely have their own language. When I was a young girl with my Mama in the grocery store and she would run into some friends, well those women talking with each other definitely sounded like a bunch of chickens.  I laughed quietly to myself as I recognized this! I have a variety of chickens from Rhode Island Reds, Cuckoo Maran, Buff Orphingtons to Barred Rock and Blue Ameraucana (which lay the "easter egg blue and green eggs). How do I correct a chicken behavior issue? Chicken Spankings. For real!