Chickens example sentences

Chickens

[ˈCHikən]

NOUN

VERB

Synonyms

Rabbit,

"Chickens" Example Sentences

1. The coop was a comfortable 48°F - warm enough to keep the eggs from freezing, but cold enough that the chickens didn't get shocked by the temperature change when they went out of the coop.
2. The chickens liked their new run, which was purposely left full of weeds.
3. The chickens need to be fed and watered.
4. How about a few chickens instead?
5. Besides, they're almost done with the chicken house and then we'll be transferring the chickens to it.
6. So I say the horses and chickens are mine and Alex says the other animals are his.
7. She jerked the door open, sending frightened chickens flopping against the coop walls.
8. After feeding and watering the chickens, she gathered the eggs and headed for the house.
9. The chickens were next on her routine.
10. She always laughed when the chickens fought each other over it.
11. After that the chickens needed to be fed and she needed to get that chevon roast in the oven so it would be ready for lunch.
12. The chickens fought for position in the tiny coop door as they watched her pour a bucket of water into the tire.
13. The chickens went to roost.
14. Who put chickens in eggs?
15. I have chickens and horses.
16. Strict discipline was maintained, soldiers being hanged for stealing chickens; faith was always kept; and short, sharp action was more merciful in the long run than a milder but less effective policy.
17. Addle egg as well as you love an idle head, you would eat chickens i ' th ' shell.
18. Chicken interferon gamma has been proposed as a vaccine adjuvant and growth promoter for chickens [5] .
19. Adverse effect on humans from eating such chickens seems somewhat remote.
20. Angora goats who share the orchard with rabbits, chickens, ducks, and geese.
21. When used in chickens where maternal antibody still exists, the way in which this vaccine is administered is critical.
22. Areca nut plantations, where he also keeps his cows and chickens.
23. Bantam chickens, and I turn to this book all the time whenever I have a proplem.
24. Other pets are often curious at first but soon befriend the chickens.
25. Sheep, goats, ducks, chickens, pot belly pig, rabbit, guinea pig.
26. Seen any bobcats in the collards recently (beside eating chickens )?
27. Campaigners estimate that 100,000 chickens die in British broiler sheds every single day, unable even to live to the age of six weeks.
28. Broiler chickens, on a litter floor.
29. One of their first pop videos involved working with frozen chickens for three days under the lights at Peter Gabriel's studio.
30. Broiler chickens Eight hundred million broiler chickens are killed for their flesh every year in the UK.
31. Circus performer who would bite the heads off chickens or snakes!
32. Clucking chickens.
33. Clucking like chickens or singing at the top of their lungs.
34. The cows moo, the sheep baa and the chickens cluck [This review seems to have suddenly turned into a primary school song!
35. Coccidiosis in broiler chickens.
36. Cockerels crow at the airport or chickens wander the streets?
37. We have a large chicken coop at home and started keeping chickens 6 months ago.
38. Unfortunately the locals cooked up a foul concoction of chickens and recently caught crayfish from the local toilet bowl masquerading as a lake.
39. Deafening roar of chickens coming home to roost in the numbers, Gordon Brown did not say sorry.
40. Despite the almost deafening roar of chickens coming home to roost in the numbers, Gordon Brown did not say sorry.
41. Deformity produces deformities in mice, rabbits and chickens.
42. Incorporating them into chickens may well produce demented as well as poisonous chickens.
43. Dislocated hips in some meat chickens.
44. At one site, the only access to water was from rows of ' nipple drinkers ', originally developed for chickens.
45. Encephalomyelitis virus normally causes disease in chickens 1-6 weeks of age.
46. If they are now to be criticized for not running sufficiently expansionary fiscal policies, they will be running around like headless chickens.
47. Farmyard chickens - one reason for their persecution.
48. D Devonshire Traditional Breed Center Chickens - wide range of pure bred large and bantam fowl for beginner and experienced keeper.
49. Free-range chickens.
50. Even free-range chickens require bought in food if they are to maintain condition and produce all those eggs for us.
51. Visitors can also see the rare breeds of chickens, cows, pigs and pygmy goats stocked.
52. Hatcherying or building more hatcheries will increase the rate of chickens hatching, thus providing more food.
53. Headless chickens just about sums up the forward.
54. Catching in this way leads to dislocated hips in some meat chickens.
55. Horned helmets trying to have sex with chickens is just too much to think about.
56. Its most important effect is to cause a severe, prolonged immunosuppression of chickens infected at an early age.
57. Penhalt is a working farm with a few chickens and we have nesting house martins and swallows.
58. Live mealworms 500g Bag Live meal worms are a special treat for your chickens.
59. Children of all ages delight in meeting our farm animals - a growing menagerie of donkeys, ponies and chickens.
60. Pathogenic in chickens, most causing 100 percent mortality, although the earliest isolates were less lethal.
61. Plucking dead chickens.
62. Three others quickly follow me down, with a large posse of chickens turning around at the top.
63. Possible adverse effect on humans from eating such chickens seems somewhat remote.
64. Rears chickens.
65. In any event the possible adverse effect on humans from eating such chickens seems somewhat remote.
66. Normally reserved, sensible adults are suddenly walking around the stage clucking like chickens or singing at the top of their lungs.
67. He once boasted he had shot a white rook and later found it was one of his own chickens.
68. Animals used have mainly been cats and monkeys, but chickens and tree shrews also have been used.
69. Can Danger Mouse and his bumbling sidekick Penfold keep us safe from deadly sound guns, giant chickens, pyramids and robot ghosts?
70. Smallholding with sheep, chickens and honey bees.
71. Squawking chickens tied to a tree near the mound.
72. Uses For active immunization of chickens to reduce mortality and infection caused by Salmonella gallinarum (fowl typhoid) and Salmonella enteritidis.
73. We lost clothes, money which had been hidden in the house for dowry, cooking utensils, even chickens.
74. Visitation records, it seems that his senses may first have been assailed by chickens.
75. If the writers of the other two Gospels had no means at their disposal for enlarging the narrow framework of St Mark's narrative by recording definite visits to Jerusalem, at least they preserve to us words from the second document which seem to imply such visits: for how else are we to explain the pathetic complaint, " Jerusalem, Jerusalem, how often would I have gathered thee, as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings; but ye would not" ?
76. I buy my eggs from a farmer whose chickens roam free.
77. At a farmers' market I recently visited, one vendor boasted that all his chickens "retained their dignity throughout their life."
78. Mrs. Thompson's chickens killed Leila's chickens.
79. Mildred does feed little chickens with crumbs.
80. She is much interested in some little chickens that are pecking their way into the world this morning.
81. Besides the chickens, we have several other additions to the family--two calves, a colt, and a penful of funny little pigs.
82. Little chickens did get very cold and die.
83. Little birds and chickens come out of eggs.
84. The chickens, which had also taken shelter here from the rain, stalked about the room like members of the family, too humanized, methought, to roast well.
85. They are not callow like the young of most birds, but more perfectly developed and precocious even than chickens.
86. These were my hens and chickens.
87. "Andrew, why didn't you warn me?" said the princess, with mild reproach, as she stood before her pilgrims like a hen before her chickens.
88. One of his last nets was hanging in the garden where he now rears chickens.
89. It 's great fun with all the mice and chickens, secret recipes and more.
90. Here we have an 8½ acre smallholding with sheep, chickens and honey bees.
91. We left the trussed, squawking chickens tied to a tree near the mound.
92. Judging from repeated remarks in the visitation records, it seems that his senses may first have been assailed by chickens.
93. Scientists at a famous UK aircraft manufacturer built a gun specifically to launch dead chickens at the windshields of airliners and military jets.
94. The most common animal choices are cows, pigs, and chickens, but other animals such as goats and horses can also be suitable depending on what animals or livestock are most meaningful to the farmer.
95. Raise their own livestock - This may not be possible for most, but some people aiming for self sufficiency raise their own chickens and cattle.
96. With a precarious economy and concerns about food-borne diseases and the runoff from factory farms on the rise, everything old is new again and this includes raising backyard chickens.
97. While it's absolutely worth it, a family that consumes a lot of eggs but needs to cut some corners might consider raising a few chickens themselves.
98. Chicken droppings are good for your compost and the chickens themselves are excellent for insect control.
99. When chickens scratch for bugs, it improves the soil.
100. You should do a lot of research and planning if you are considering raising backyard chickens.
101. If it is, consider how many chickens you would like to have - the average hen will lay an egg approximately every 25 hours, except for the shortest days of the year.
102. You will need to provide food and safe shelter for the chickens and be ready to deal with a lot of droppings.
103. Your chickens will be healthiest and thriving if you give them a space where they can scratch for bugs and peck, but you can also buy coops large enough for them to live comfortably year round.
104. While chickens are easy to care for, you must be prepared to gather eggs and clean the coop as part of your daily routine.
105. You should also be aware that chickens can fly and so you have to keep their wings clipped to help prevent escapes.
106. People living in rural areas have been raising backyard chickens for decades without any trouble, but diseases like avian flu have raised a number of concerns, as has the possibility of salmonella.
107. It is important to maintain strong rules of cleanliness for the entire family, starting with washing hands immediately after handling the chickens or anything related to them and washing their food and water dishes outside.
108. Chickens can be escape artists and even in urban areas, there can be animal predators to be aware of, so you want to invest in a quality coop.
109. As more people have become involved in raising their own chickens, so there are more sources online for getting information and chatting with other owners.
110. Backyard Chickens is one of the most popular, although even the site itself warns that it can become addictive.
111. If you fancy keeping chickens, then knowing how to build a backyard chicken coop will be very useful.
112. Keeping chickens can be a very rewarding activity.
113. Chickens are surprisingly easy to keep and very little in the way of special equipment is required.
114. One item that is essential, however, is a safe place for the chickens to roost and lay their eggs.
115. A chicken coop provides chickens with somewhere to sleep at night as well as a place where they feel secure to lay their eggs.
116. It can be any shape or size, depending on the number of chickens and the space available.
117. People use all sorts of things as a coop for chickens.
118. When looking to adapt something as a chicken coop it is important to check that it is waterproof, secure and has somewhere for the chickens to roost and lay their eggs.
119. Whether you buy a chicken coop, build your own or adapt another building, keeping chickens is a fun and rewarding pastime.
120. Animals: Animal borders often feature livestock such as cows and chickens.
121. Use tiles that form pine trees around your fireplace surround in your cabin in the woods, and cover your kitchen backsplash with chickens, roosters or grape vines if these are your passions.
122. Other natural elements commonly found in French style country decorating include the farm animals living in the area, such as chickens, pigs, roosters and cows.
123. They included pigs, horses, cows, sheep, goats, and chickens.
124. Vegans don't eat eggs because they don't condone the treatment of chickens that are raised in battery cages.
125. Baby chickens are a quintessential symbol of Easter, and luckily, they're quite easy to create on cupcakes.
126. Pipe beaks onto all of the baby chickens or use your orange fondant to form tiny beaks and stick them on with buttercream "glue."
127. Holloway's first job was picking up dead chickens on a farm.
128. Because there are plenty of country music superstars that live on sprawling ranches cleaning out horse stalls, feeding the chickens and working the fields right?
129. Chicken meal: Again, made from chickens raised for human consumption that by law must be raised free of steroids and hormones.
130. One unique product sold was baby chickens, which provided customers with a source of much-needed meat.
131. Bright October has a bunch of organic plush toys, from chickens and rabbits to ducks and seals.
132. You can buy your own chickens, although what's more practical is buying chicken manure from your local garden supply center.
133. The chickens that are raised for Organic Prairie are free range.
134. Like the chickens, the turkey raised on the farms that are affiliated with Organic Prairie are able to free range and enjoy a diet which is completely certified organic.
135. Hundreds of chickens are packed together in inhumane conditions on egg and poultry farms.
136. To get in you have to kill 4 people around or eat over 10 chickens right in front of the door.
137. In the first town, kill all the chickens for easy experience.
138. Well, they call those wild outback dogs, Dingos so why not chickens Chooks?
139. Chickens are a major carrier of salmonella bacteria, which accounts for its prominence in poultry products.
140. However, identifying foods which may be contaminated with salmonella is particularly difficult because infected chickens typically show no signs or symptoms.
141. Since infected chickens have no identifying characteristics, these chickens go on to lay eggs or to be used as meat.
142. Type A viruses are found in many different animals, including ducks, chickens, pigs, whales, horses, and seals.
143. Salmonella is found in egg yolks from infected chickens, raw and undercooked poultry and other meats, dairy products, fish, shrimp, and many other foods.
144. Campylobacter is carried by healthy cattle, chickens, birds, and flies.
145. Rabbits, chickens, roosters, goats, and other barnyard animals are available at different times of the year, so if you have a lot of space and want to bring home a unique family pet, this is the place to look.
146. The "Wee Bear" collection features teddy bears dressed up as other animals such as chickens, cats, and dogs.
147. Air convection rotisseries found in some models have plenty of capacity for chickens and small turkeys.
148. Roaster ovens are ideal for cooking large cuts of meat like roast, whole chickens or turkeys.
149. Apparently something had been killing his chickens and turkeys, so the farmer set a trap and subsequently caught the animal featured in the video.
150. She believes these creatures to be El Chupacabra and that they killed her chickens.
151. In September of 2007, Rancher Phylis Canion knew that something was killing her chickens, but she wasn't sure what it was.
152. Once again, the attacks were upon livestock, including pigs, chickens and horses.
153. The flight plan was to fly 56 miles east of Ft. Lauderdale to Hens and Chickens Shoals to proceed with the training exercise.
154. Coupon Sense manager Jen Schaupp lives in Colorado with her husband, three small children, and four chickens.
155. Common fauna includes birds, chickens, monkeys, horses, snakes, dogs and goats.
156. These can be done in a jungle theme, using monkeys, snakes, lions, and tigers, or perhaps a farm animal mobile, with cows, horses, and chickens.
157. Children and adults alike can enjoy seeing chickens, sheep, horses and farm animals in their natural environment.
158. She went to the coop first and watered the chickens.
159. I'm going to feed the chickens.
160. It was time to feed the chickens.
161. Something was after the chickens - probably that dad-burned skunk again.
162. The rest of the chickens were flogging all over the tiny coop, bouncing off the walls in a state of panic.
163. As Carmen glanced around the coop for something to use as a weapon, one of the chickens ricocheted off the wall and hit her head.
164. He had one of my chickens.
165. If it isn't the skunks and opossum killing the chickens, it's the weeds taking over the garden.
166. Now he'll get a taste for chickens and start raiding my hen house every night.
167. Thanks a lot for training him to hunt my chickens.
168. The scene was total chaos, with goats dashing every which way around the field, trying to avoid the squawking chickens and the fox.
169. We turned the chickens lose so they could fend for themselves.
170. By the time the chickens were fed the day was getting hot.
171. Maybe Alex could feed his animals, but the chickens, Princess, and Casper were still her responsibility.
172. Once they moved the chickens, there would be no reason to walk down to the farm every day.
173. I'll bring a couple of cages home from work tomorrow, so we can catch the chickens and bring them all up here at once.
174. "I don't mind walking down and getting the chickens a few at a time," she said.
175. The next afternoon, when Alex got off work, they transferred the chickens to the new shed without incident.
176. Once the chickens were happy in their pen, she turned to Alex.
177. Tucking it into her pocket, she went to feed the chickens.
178. She filled a plastic bowl with water for the chickens and hauled buckets of water to the horses and buffalo.
179. Carmen gave the horses some grain and went to feed and water the chickens.
180. After she finished dishes, she watered the chickens and added water to the horse tank.
181. Why don't you go check on the chickens.
182. She had shot a few rabbits with it, and once a skunk that threatened the chickens.
183. Dad's response had been that they had lots of birds outside and they had chickens.
184. A large Mygale found on the island of Siriba, of the Abrolhos group, feeds upon lizards, and has been known to attack and kill young chickens.
185. One of its companies carried a number of gamecocks said to have been the brood of a blue hen; hence the soldiers, and later the people of the state, have been popularly known as the " Blue Hen's Chickens."
186. In the number of chickens (13,562,302 in 1900) the state ranked fifth, and in the number of ducks, geese and turkeys (1,299,044 in 1900), ranked first.
187. The disaster was commonly attributed to Claudius's treatment of the sacred chickens, which refused to eat before the battle.
188. Goats and chickens run wild.
189. Chickens are raised in large numbers, and poultry-keeping has developed greatly since the opening of the 20th century.
190. The same result was obtained from the skins of some unhatched chickens.
191. He also found that chickens that had been given meal moistened with quinine and placed upon glass slips banded black and yellow, afterwards refused to touch meal moistened with water and spread upon the same slips, although they had previously eaten it with readiness off plain coloured slips.
192. With two exceptions, these chickens that had learnt to associate black and yellow banding with a bitter taste also refused to touch the caterpillar of the cinnabar moth (Euchelia jacobaeae), which is banded with these colours.
193. There is a general tendency to obesity, which is much admired by the Moors in their women, young girls being stuffed like chickens, with paste-balls mixed with honey, or with spoonfuls of olive oil and sesame, to give them the necessary corpulence.
194. Within the church are the iron crown of Lombardy, supposed to have been beaten out of one of the nails used at the Crucifixion, and the treasury containing the relics of Theodelinda, comprising her crown, fan and comb of gold, and the golden hen and seven chickens, representing Lombardy and her seven provinces, and crosses, reliquaries, &c., of the Lombard and Gothic periods.
195. Prairie chickens (pinnated grouse), pheasants and wild turkeys, all very common as late as 1880, are no longer to be found save in remote and thinly-settled districts.
196. The wild turkey, once abundant, was near extermination in 1886, and prairie chickens (pinnated grouse) have also greatly diminished in number.
197. Domesticated animals such as cats, chickens and pigs.
198. The city plans to consider regulations for fowl. In one neighborhood, residents are objecting to a neighbor's chickens.
199. chickens that survived after a highway accident are in need of homes according to the Fort Worth Animal Care and Control shelter. An accident involving a truck carrying chickens occurred late night ...
200. The only stipulation for adopting the chickens, is that someone isn't interested because they want to eat them.
201. Ventura County firefighters made the best of a fowl situation as they rescued seven chickens from a garage fire in Camarillo on Thursday.
202. Slim chickens announced that it has signed a multi-unit deal with franchisee Ray Johnson to develop 10 restaurants across Dallas’ Collin and Denton counties. The first location is slated to open in ...
203. He further admitted downloading indecent images of children, possessing extreme pornographic images relating to sex acts with dogs and chickens and drugs offences.
204. A Sherwood, Arkansas woman has spent her quarantine making a luxury coop for her flock of chickens. “Things just kind of got out of control, we were bored,” says Heather ...
205. Thirty neglected chickens that lacked access to fresh water and food and sanitary living conditions in Middleboro were rescued by an animal shelter on Monday, officials said.
206. It's not that chickens are suddenly being allowed in Waukesha. Unlike other area communities that have added provisions to allow chickens in recent years, the fowl family has occasionally found a home ...
207. Described as “some of the most unsanitary conditions we’ve seen,” the MSPCA’s law enforcement department removed 30 chickens living in cramped and dirty conditions in Middleborough on Monday. Fourteen ...
208. chickens Sentence Examples. The coop was a comfortable 48°F - warm enough to keep the eggs from freezing, but cold enough that the chickens didn't get shocked by the temperature change when they went out of the coop. 10. 6. The chickens liked their new run, which was purposely left full of weeds. 7. 5.
209. Hens sentence examples. These were my hens and chickens. 9. 7. If the fox gets fat on my hens, it's no skin off your nose. 4. 5. Other phosphoglobulins are vitelline, found in the yolk of hens eggs, and ichthulin, found in the eggs of fish. 2. 2.
210. Translations of the phrase THE chickens from english to finnish and examples of the use of "THE CHICKENS" in a sentence with their translations: Feed the chickens and a lock for the
211. Translations of the phrase chickens FOLLOW from english to italian and examples of the use of "chickens FOLLOW" in a sentence with their translations: I never seen no chickens follow a turkey.
212. How to use chickens in a sentence. The chickens list of example sentences with chickens. chickens in a sentence - 23 Lists. synonyms. antonyms. definitions. examples "Do not count your chickens before they are hatched" Aesop "Don't count your chickens before they are hatched" Aesop "We're running around like chickens with our heads cut off
213. Brood of chickens in a sentence - Use "brood of chickens" in a sentence 1. But he got angry when he saw the fish and saw a brood of chickens at his feet. 2. During the gap between leaving Leicester and his appointment as Blackpool manager, Holloway became involved with the self-sufficiency movement, acquiring a brood of chickens and learning sufficient carpentry to build what he described as
214. Example in a sentence: Don’t count your chickens before they hatch, but I think we are going on vacation! 10. Hen Party. Meaning: a party for women. Example in a sentence: I heard the meeting was nothing but a hen party. 11. To Go To Bed With The chickens. Meaning: to go to bed early.
215. chickens definition: Noun 1. plural form of chickenVerb 2. third-person singular simple present indicative form of chicken
216. Chicken definition: chickens are birds which are kept on a farm for their eggs and for their meat . | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples
217. English words and Examples of Usage Example Sentences for "chickens "Feed chickens with seeds. The supermarket set a quota of two chickens per family during the big sale. Today's chickens are raised in what is essentially a factory, where they have no room to move, and pass their time eating, fighting and waiting to die.
218. Don't count your chickens before they hatch. Though he was leading the race, he had started celebrating even before the finish line, and in the process lost his lead. He had counted his chickens before they hatched. You may get the job, but don't count your chickens before they hatch; wait till you get the offer letter before you throw the party.
219. See chickens used in context: 36 poetry verses, 4 Shakespeare works, 1 Mother Goose rhyme, 1 Bible passage, 22 definitions: 7. Count your chickens before they hatch in a sentence - Use "count your chickens before they hatch" in a sentence 1. "But you don't want to count your chickens before they hatch ." 2.
220. Complete Sentence: Examples & Definition 'Sixteen chubby chickens pecked every grain of corn from the barn floor.' 'The classroom full of first graders laughed at their teacher's joke.'
221. High quality example sentences with “for a bunch of chickens” in context from reliable sources - Ludwig is the linguistic search engine that helps you to write better in English Try the examples. Find your sentence in the best contexts several options are on the table
222. Here is an example of this saying being used in a sentence: Louis was in the lead near the end of a bicycle race, so he raised his arms to celebrate his victory. However, he counted his chickens before they hatched because someone passed him in the last few seconds.
223. The origin of the expression ‘don’t count your chickens before they hatch’ is a direct reference to the fact that eggs sometimes fail to hatch, reducing the number of live chicks in a clutch. The first printed example is seen in a 1570 work by Thomas Howell, New Sonnets and Pretty Pamphlets: “Count not they chickens that unhatched be
224. High quality example sentences with “lambs and chickens” in context from reliable sources - Ludwig is the linguistic search engine that helps you to write better in English Try the examples. Find your sentence in the best contexts. several options are on the table.
225. It is not good to start counting your chickens when you do not even have the cash to start your own venture. She has been counting her chickens before they hatched and has already bought a dress even though nobody has asked her to the ball yet. People who count their chickens before they hatch are often disappointed.
226. chickens quotes from YourDictionary: Physically there is nothing to distinguish human society from the farmyard except that children are more troublesome and costly than chickens and calves, and that men and women are not so completely enslaved
227. To make sense, the cast of characters in a sentence (like chickens in the barnyard!) must be placed in their proper spots. The basic components— subject, verb and object —must all be present. And there are a couple of other players— adverbs and adjectives —that may show up.
228. Examples of Voracious in a sentence. The football player was a voracious eater who easily consumed two chickens during one meal. 🔊 In the jungle, there are many voracious animals that will eat anything they can catch. 🔊 When I was pregnant, I was voracious and ate constantly. 🔊
229. 44. Curses, like chickens, come home to roost. The consequences of doing wrong always catch up with the wrongdoer. Example: Politicians can fool some people some of the time, but in the end, chickens come home to roost. 45. Discretion is the better part of valor. It is wise to be careful and not show unnecessary bravery.
230. Check out "do" and "does" sentence examples to help you get a handle on when to use these "to do" verbs. Reference For a simple interrogative sentence, or question, “do” or “does” is typically followed by the subject, and then the conjugated verb. Do chickens usually fly? Why does your coat have ten zippers?
231. Here are some examples. Sentence Examples. This is the gapeworm of poultry, found in the trachea of chickens, turkeys, guinea fowl and many species of wild birds. 5. 2. Gapeworms definition: Noun 1. plural form of gapeworm: 4. How to use trachea in a sentence Looking for sentences and phrases with the word trachea? Here are some examples
232. Chicken n. a coward. Come on, let’s go. Don’t be a chicken. See: (one's) (hand)writing is like chicken scratch a chicken and egg situation/problem a chicken in every pot a chicken-and-egg problem a chicken-and-egg situation a goner be no spring chicken be running around like a headless chicken be up with the chickens beat the dummy chicken chicken
233. chickens have come home to roost - the past is catching up with you No spring chicken - you're old. Plain and simple. Like a banty on a june bug - all over you Hatch an idea - put a plan into motion Egg on your face - caught in an untruth Put up a squawk - argue over something
234. Count your chickens before they are hatched.” Examples Mary: ^Im sure my boss will give me a raise next month, so Ive decided to treat myself to an exotic holiday. Dennis:If I were you I wouldnt book the holiday until you actually get the raise…don’t count your chickens… _
235. We cannot determine yet whether this sentence was initially derived from translation or not. #78506. linked by an unknown member, date unknown. Don't count your chickens before they are hatched. added by an unknown member, date unknown. Don't count your chickens before they are hatched. [Proverb]
236. [+] more examples [-] hide examples [+] Example sentences [-] Hide examples count your chickens If you count your chickens or ( US ) count your chickens before they hatch or ( Brit ) before they're hatched , you believe that something you want to happen will definitely happen before you know for certain that it really will.
237. The origin of the phrase actually comes from its literal meaning. In the early 1700s, Farmers found that chickens born in the spring brought better prices than 'old' ones that had gone through the winter. When farmers tried to sell the old birds as 'new spring born', buyers complained that they were 'no spring chicken'.
238. The last thing most readers would expect to see in a passage about chickens is a sentence telling us the truck is red. Simply stated, it doesn't fit in and is not related to the topic of the passage.
239. Don't count your chickens before they hatch. - Examples: 1) who follow sports know for sure, you can never count your chickens before they hatch. 2) You may be eating your words, I wouldn't count your chickens before they hatch. 3) That's why they say "never count your chickens before they hatch".But I'm afraid IND had to learn it the hard way around.

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