Somebody as soon as requested me if my chickens had names. I replied “in fact, don’t your youngsters have names?”
OK – so I’m not fairly to the purpose of pondering my chickens are ‘actual youngsters’ – my hens are significantly better behaved!
This text is a little bit of enjoyable to see what names individuals have provide you with for his or her birds – you is likely to be shocked on the selection and hilarity of some.
You may identify your hens once you first get them, or you may wait till they develop personalities.
We may also have a look at some well-known chickens, each actual and fictional within the hopes of inspiring you to call your hens!
After all, we anticipate you to tell us within the feedback part beneath what you resolve to call your hens…
Rooster Names That Are Well-known In The Actual World
A really actual and adventurous hen named Monique, sailed the world together with her ‘boyfriend’ Guirec Soudee.
She turned his greatest companion and supplied him with six eggs per week!
Salvador Dali, the well-known Spanish surrealist painter had a pet rooster referred to as Oscar.
President Theodore Roosevelt had chickens on the White Home. His favourite was a hen referred to as
Baron Spreckle and a anonymous one legged rooster.
Tori Spelling has a hen named Coco.
Many celebrities maintain chickens: Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Prince Charles and naturally,
Martha Stewart to call a number of.
Individuals have cooked up some imaginative names for his or her hens and roosters. A number of chickens have been named after movie stars, celebrities or historic figures. A small choice follows:
Listing of Fashionable Rooster Names
- Albert Eggstein
- Attila the Hen
- Cluck Norris
- Dixie Chick
- Gregory Peck
- Henneth Paltrow
- Lindsay Lo-hen
- Mary Poopins
- Meryl Cheep
- Oprah Henfrey
- Princess Lay-a
- Roo Paul
- Rooster Cogburn
- Russell Crowe
- Yolko Ono
There are various, many extra, however you get the thought!
Chickens Names from the Silver Display screen
There are surprisingly few famous person chickens…a number of chickens featured in a number of movies however few even have names!
After all, who can overlook the solid of Rooster Run: Ginger, Rocky, Fowler, Babs and Bunty.
These plucky chickens gained a number of minor awards in filmdom.
On the time of launch to the cinema it was working field workplace second to Me, Myself and Irene – not too shabby for a ‘cease movement’ hen story!
The Muppet Film options Camilla the hen who’s Gonzo the Nice’s girlfriend, though apparently, Gonzo can’t inform one hen from one other and often dates one other ‘chick’, pondering it’s Camilla.
Disney’s ‘Robin Hood’ gave us Woman Kluck, a hen-in-waiting to Maid Marian and Alan-a–Dale.
To me, Woman Cluck would go well with a Wyandotte.
Additionally from Disney is ‘Hei Hei’ the rooster in Moana (2016).
In 1991 an animated movie referred to as ‘Rock-a-doodle’ introduces us to Chanticler, a rooster looking for fame.
Chanticler goes off to Las Vegas and turns into wealthy and well-known as a singing Elvis impersonator!
Small Display screen Rooster Stars
Maybe essentially the most well-known cartoon hen is Foghorn Leghorn the barnyard rooster of Looney Tunes.
Foghorn dominated the barnyard, tormented the Barnyard Dawg and was pursued by Miss Prissy, the barnyard spinster hen.
She lastly will get her rooster within the cartoon episode titled ‘of Rice and Hens’ the place they’re fortunately married.
Egghead Jr. is Miss Prissy’s son in later episodes.
Within the prolonged Garfield franchise (U.S. Acres), there are two chicks talked about by identify –
Booker and Sheldon.
Booker appears to be like like a chick, however Sheldon appears to be like like an egg with ft! Inside his shell there are apparently all kinds of issues together with a pinball machine – why would he wish to depart his shell?
Additionally in the identical franchise we meet Roy Rooster who’s loud, grasping and annoying.
In a 1935 cartoon, Prunella Pullet falls in love with a returning boxing hero in ‘Cock o’ the Stroll’.
Clara Cluck was an operatic hen pal of Mickey Mouse. She appeared in a number of Mickey
Mouse cartoons however by no means had her personal cartoon.
Within the ‘101 Dalmatians – the collection’, we meet ‘Spot’ the hen who desires to be a Dalmatian.
Again within the Sixties’ collection ‘George and the Jungle’ there’s a superhero hen by the identify of Henry Cabot Henhouse III.
On this planet of video video games, chickens are few and much between, however ‘Bernadette the Rooster’ made her debut in Donald Geese ‘Goin’ Quackers’ online game as a depraved hen.
I believe Bernadette can be good for a Brahma.
Though a number of commercials characteristic chickens, few give their stars a reputation.
Fairly probably essentially the most well-known and memorable to at the present time is Cornelius the Kellogg’s rooster.
Though Cornelius has lengthy since gone to the chicken-yard within the sky, his reminiscence and likeness linger on.
Themed Rooster Names
Some people appear to stay to a theme with the names they select.
The one restrict to your themes is creativeness, as you may see in our quick, compiled lists.
Valuable Stones: Pearl, Ruby, Beryl, Garnet, Topaz and Amber.
Colours: Blackie, Lemon, Scarlet, Indigo, Blue, Copper, Chocolate and Greybird.
TV Characters: Rose, Blanche, Dorothy and Sofia (Golden Women); Lucy and Ethel (I really like Lucy); Carla, Diane and Lilith (Cheers); Hyacinth and Violet (Maintaining Appearances); Gomez, Lurch and Morticia (The Adams Household).
Meals and Drink: Noodle, Burrito, Pot Pie, Nugget, Casserole, Omlette, Marshmallow, Pumpkin, Salt & Pepper, Margarita, Whiskey, Peanut, Mango, Peaches.
Herbs and Flowers: Saffron, Clove, Angelica, Rosemary, Rue, Daisy, Bluebell, Blossom, Candy Pea and Pansy.
Fictional Characters: Miss Marple, Wyatt Chirp, Dumbledore, Thelma and Louise, Watson and Holmes, Benny and Joon, Godzilla, Huge Chook, Popeye, Othello and Desdemona.
Royal Titles: Queenie, Princess, Countess, King, Duke, Baron, His/Her Highness.
Rock Stars: Woman Gaga, Dusty, Cilla, Lulu, Little Richard and Bizarre Al.
‘Outdated woman’ Names for Chickens: Clara, Edna, Mabel, Nellie, Winnie, Bertha, Henrietta, Alice, Tallulah and Harriet.
Names for chickens that match the looks or persona of your hen are additionally in style. After all, you may need to attend some time earlier than you identify them so you may decide their persona, however it may be enjoyable!
Pom Pom, Snowball, Miss Crabby, Bok bok, Punk and Fluff all come to thoughts!
I believe Pom Pom would make an awesome identify for a Polish Rooster!
Literary Chook Names
The not so humble hen has impressed many books to be written about chickens – indubitably, chickens are in style in youngsters’s books.
Though they’re largely for youngsters, they’re nonetheless worthy of a learn by us adults.
Many of those books are ‘ethical’ tales reflecting ‘good’ societal values – very similar to a latter day ‘Aesop’s Fables’.
A few of the most notable youngsters’s books that includes named chickens are:
- Stunning Yetta the Yiddish hen – D&J. Pinkwater
- Louise, the Adventures of a Rooster – Ok.DeCamillo & H.Bliss
- Rooster Little
- Tillie Lays an Egg – T. Golson
- Zinnia and Dot – L.Campbell-Ernst
- The Little Purple Hen
- Henrietta and the Golden Eggs – H.Johansen
- Hannes Quest – O.Dunrea
In 1907 Frank Oz launched Billina the speaking hen to his ‘Oz’ collection.
She is a notable heroine in ‘Ozma of Oz’ wherein she saves Dorothy and her associates.
When the journey is over, Billina stays in Oz and turns into the Queen and Governor of all chickens.
She was featured in Disney’s ‘Return to Oz’ (1985).
Identify Your Chickens to Keep Organized
Not solely is it enjoyable to call your chickens, particularly if all of them have sure traits that set them other than each other, nevertheless it’s additionally a great way to maintain monitor of your flock over time.
You may at all times use leg bands to establish your chickens and write down their corresponding names in a logbook of kinds. This can assist if you wish to see how outdated your chickens are down the highway, or who has dropped in manufacturing. Positive, you can simply quantity your chickens as a substitute of naming them, however what’s the enjoyable in that?
Organizing details about sicknesses, breeding, and accidents also can provide help to maintain monitor of your chickens over time. And if all of them have enjoyable, memorable names, it’s simpler to debate your chickens with farmworkers, spouses, and others that care on your flock.
Whereas some could argue that naming chickens creates an attachment, I’d argue that it simply helps you preserve your flock and respect every hen individually.
147 Rooster Names: Abstract
Naming your chickens is a enjoyable factor to do, particularly when you’ve got youngsters.
Youngsters can provide you with some superb hen names.
As you may see, you may follow a theme or simply ‘freewheel’ with the names you select.
A few of my birds are named, some aren’t – I believe those who’ve essentially the most character are the simplest to call, akin to my Ms. Crabby.
She got here by her identify by being crabby to everybody for the primary two or three years of her life.
She is now seven years outdated and has mellowed significantly, however nonetheless solutions to Ms. Crabby!
We’ve given you some options right here and a whole lot of concepts on your birds’ names.
Take pleasure in and have some enjoyable – and don’t overlook to tell us the names of your hens and roosters within the feedback part beneath…