If you own chickens, you’ve doubtlessly realized that the chickens really own YOU!


It’s impossible not to fall in love with them….and you have all the signs of a crazy chicken lady to prove it.


Grab your best friend and see just how crazy you are – here’s 20 signs you and your bestie are crazy chicken ladies!


  1. Your husband/partner knows when the hatchery catalogues arrive, you’ll spend your entire tax return on “just a couple more chicks.”

Tax return? Honey, I don’t think we got one this year….oh those chickens? They just appeared….don’t ask me how!


2. You own 10 chicken t-shirts like this one:


3. You and your hens have your own language….and your family has started to understand it too.

Best friends need their own special language, right? You understand every word your hens say! It’s love!


4. You have more than one chicken that lives in your house…and you find eggs in your shoes.

And you look forward to the easter egg hunt every morning!




Still not convinced you’re crazy? Here’s the next 16 signs!

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Maat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category.  Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, Community Chickens, the Huffington Post, Chickens magazine, Backyard Poultry, and Countryside Magazine. She lives on her farm in Southeast Missouri with her husband, two children, and about a million chickens and ducks. You can follow Maat on Facebook here and Instagram here.

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  1. Yes I am a crazy chicken lady. My chickens I call them… My girls! Lol.

    They live large and they are are spoiled and they do own me.

    They have a fan to keep them cool in the summer and 2 heat lamps to keep warm in the cold and winter months. I am also keep their feet clean from mud. SO I AM A CRAZY CHICKEN LADY!

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