Should I Name My Chickens? Our Story and Thoughts on the Matter

If you are researching chicken keeping, you might come across discussions on naming birds. The idea being that if you don’t name your chickens you become less attached to them and they are easier to cull for meat when the time comes.

When you get your first flock you are going to need to make this decision, do you name your chickens or not?

When we got our first clutch of chicks, we intended for them to be meat birds as well as layers. We tried not to name them but ran into a problem, whenever a chick did something cute or funny that we wanted to share we had no way of referring to them…