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Chickens In Tutus Is A Thing And They Look Lovely (24 Pics)
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Chickens In Tutus Is A Thing And They Look Lovely (24 Pics)

The common chicken is not known for being particularly stunning – but a new fad has allowed these farm birds to peacock around the yard. Photos of chickens in tutu skirts have been paraded across the internet and we all agree it is our new favorite thing. Forget chickens in diapers, these robust birds have been accessorized to look stage-ready with ballet tutus, and you won’t be able to hold your applause.

Bored Panda has collected an ensemble of chasséing chickens in their tulle tutus that are sure to make you smile and maybe even dance. Scroll down below to check out these adorable chicken photos and don’t forget to upvote your favs!

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Animals may not be able to perform the same elaborate choreography that humans do, but that doesn’t mean they don’t dance. According to Ed Hagen, an anthropologist at Washington State University, who has researched the roots of dance, we can observe lots of animals dancing in nature. These movements can help communicate important information and help find a mate. The process of using dance to find a mate is part of something called courtship – which can be observed in chickens.

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Extension poultry scientists from the University of Georgia explains the courtship and mating of chickens as a sequence of events: “dropping one wing and dancing in a circle (the lowered wing will be on the inside of the circle dance). The hen will crouch (dip her head and body) to indicate receptiveness to the male. The rooster will then mount the hen and grab her comb, neck feathers, or the skin on the back of her head or neck to help hold onto the hen’s back.”

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Another dance performed by roosters is called ‘tidbitting’ in which they make sounds (food calls) and move their head up and down while picking up and dropping a bit of food. Researchers have found that females prefer males that frequently perform tidbitting and have larger, brighter combs on the tops of their heads.

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There are more chickens than people on earth – 25 billion. There are also more chickens than any other bird species. Chickens were first domesticated in Southern China around 8,000 years ago in 6000 B.C. These birds have prehistoric roots and are the closest living relative of the Tyrannosaurus Rex.

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Chickens are more intelligent than many humans may realize. They can remember over 100 different faces of people or animals, with memories rivaling those of elephants. Some Research suggests that chickens are more clever than toddlers. Hens have exhibited mathematical reasoning, self-control and even structural engineering.

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Eunice Probert
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What do I think? That stupid people have more money than sense. Do NOT put your chicken in a tutu you silly person. Hens should be out and about, digging for bugs and enjoying the sunshine. Not catering to your stupid wish to have "cute" instagram pics. I'm fed up with things like this. STOP IT!! My five hen girls, Shelley, Willow, Laurel, Hazel and Holly would hate this.

Momo Skarsgård
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I agree %1000! Looking at the pictures made me feel uncomfortable.

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Slinkman
Community Member
3 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I have (in most cases) something against putting animals in cloths etc. They cannot speak and i doubt if the mayority of the pets even like it wearing them. Just put cloths on yourself but leave your animals alone (except when the clothes have a more meaningfull purpose than just 'looking cute').

Zelda Blue
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I agree with you 100%. If you look at the expressions on many of these chick's faces you can totally tell that the tutus ruffled some feathers. I will only put a sweater or coat on my Whippet during the winter because she gets cold going out in the MN weather. I refuse to dress them in costumes or anything else.

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TheAnimeGirl
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So so sweet. Can we not hate and just appreciate these adorable little animals. I grew up on a farm so I know these animals wouldn't mind this that much!

Fresh Eggs Daily with Lisa Steele
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My chickens actually seem to enjoy watching themselves in the mirror when they are wearing their tutus.

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Vilma
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

No, it's really not adorable..I don't understand why people put clothes on animals..like pyjamas or a swimsuit on a dog..why? wtf is wrong with you people??

ChiveChilly
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Ok I'm going to get downvoted but... what's the big deal? It's for a few minutes for photos and done. They are fine and they look adorable. So what?

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ChiveChilly
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm going to be downvoted for saying this but everybody needs to calm down. A few minutes in a tutu isn't going to hurt a chicken. Might it be uncomfortable? Yes. But jeez, it's fine. Let's just let them look cute for a second and then go back to being chickens

MoonBeam
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I never thought I needed this in my life until today

Dionna Adams
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Oh god, so many people on this thread crying like little fucking babies. It's absolutely ridiculous how much people cry on the internet. Log off of the internet and go find your safe space corner to cry and pout in.

Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I'm glad I'm not the only one who hates this practice. Please stop putting things like this on here as you will make other people do similar things. Animals are not here for our entertainment. They have their own lives and don't work in the same way as us (thank god).

Melody Reid
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This lets everyone know just how cute chickens can be. They are cute without the tutus but then no one would look.

Natalie Darley
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I just have to say, THANK YOU Bored Panda for not being like Buzzfeed. I used to enjoy browsing their site once upon a time for the cute stories like this, and then it became all about politics, SJWs and all that lovely crap.

Iris
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Animals are not dolls !! 😠

Gabby M
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Hmmmm ponders the abuse convo, a moment to choose ....TuTu for few minutes.....OR choppng their heads off and having them for dinner. Eh I'll go wth a TuTu & eggs for breakfast.

Wolfie
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I think they look so cute as long as you don’t keep them in there for more then a few minutes is we no problem. Just wouldn’t do it too much.

Theresa Tzitzira
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I don't really understand why so many negative comments. Regardless if you find the pics cute or not, they are beautiful pics and the hens/chicks don't seem in any type of suffering. If anything, those pics draw the attention to this bird, that way too often is cruelly treated, disrespected and considered downright stupid.

Minnie-me
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

*looking at the photos and thinking* where can I get a chicken so i can do this??

Radek Suski
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is terribly stupid. Please don't do that

Fairy Kat
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I despise Any sort of animal cruelty, but I don't think THIS qualifies as abuse of any kind. If an animal is Not restrained or tied to a post~ if they're free to run off and hide, as scared or tormented pets will do, then clearly they're fine with the situation. It's probably about an hour, If that, and the cute little tutus are not confining as All Costume Designers made certain that the Chickies (MY "Pet Name" for them because of my Love for the 5 I cared for for several months.) wings were free to move, etc. They were clearly comfortable and not distressed. I actually think they may even like it, and Feel Pretty! If I get the Slightest feelings that a Poor, Sweet, Innocent, Defenseless Animal is being taken advantage of I become SO angered that I could just scream~ And Cry! But in this instance, I just smiled & even giggled several times. Knowing Chickies like I do, I think everyone can feel good about viewing these Adorable Pictures Of Chickens In Festive Tutus!

Lisa Wood
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I must say, these photos are whimsical and fun, and I'm sure the chickens are not expected to start showing up at the table for meals dressed in a tutu. It's for a few minutes. Personally, I think there's plenty of real situations to get so upset about. Like animals used in scientific experiments.

Fresh Eggs Daily with Lisa Steele
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I can only speak for my photos in this article, but my chickens were appearing on TV in California to try and encourage backyard chicken keeping and show how friendly chickens are.....

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miaow
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Tbh chickens, hens.. These live creatures aren't stuffed animal toys. i'd say if anyone wants something cutesie and funny then go buy a lifesize stuffed animal you can play dress-up with. Sometimes we humans are so pea-brained, even a pea has some intellect to be a pea. I have no words tbh. We've all gone kinda cuckoo.

Steve Cruz
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This looks more like a SERVING SUGGESTION... like the frilly paper ends on a lamb crown roast.

Martata
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

The documentary goes: Ah the fabulous chicken n chicks. Natives of the Land of Fab and Glam. You can just hear them say: Darling hold my cats, time to shine.

Alex Harris
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Ohhhh! Tell us how a "happy chicken" looks.

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-Møøn-
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"Chickens Walk The Runway in Milan"

misteriosa
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They look p*ssed, and if I were a chicken I'd be too.

ThatOnePanda
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So let them have room to dance (without tutus)!!

Mandy
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They look more pissed off and uncomfortable in most of the pictures.

ChiveChilly
Community Member
3 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They are FINE. And how can you tell that they're pissed?

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Tomek Baziuk
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

what the fucking animal cruelty

ChiveChilly
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

How so? It doesn't hurt them, it doesn't do damage. I'd be curious to hear how this is cruelty.

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Elena N.Akasha
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

animal cruelty,period. once agin humn species rtrying to make a buck on the slavery of the most innocent!

Jovy Jergens
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Cheery photos as long as these innocent living beings do NOT wind up in the stewpot!

Piet Zwanenburg
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Take this down. Do not bring stupid people in temptation to try and harm animals theirselves. Not cool, bored panda, not cool

ChiveChilly
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Except this doesn't harm them. So there's that.

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Belinda Forbes
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

They don't look lovely and please don't let this be a thing.

Fresh Eggs Daily with Lisa Steele
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sorry but chickens in tutus is already a "thing". And mine happen to actually seem to enjoy it.

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Momo Skarsgård
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I don't know about all this, made me feel uncomfortable. I have a house chicken (she likes to roam inside) and 2 ducks and I wouldn't put them in clothes. I don't mind puppies and whatnot but not chickens.

Fresh Eggs Daily with Lisa Steele
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

You know what? House chickens make ME uncomfortable. They spread salmonella, e coli, there's nothing for a chicken to DO inside except poop in their diaper. Now a chicken outside in a tutu can still chase butterflies, look for worms and enjoy the sunshine.

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Božo Lasić
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3 years ago

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stop torturing poor Animals!

L Jennings
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3 years ago

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Just NO. Stop doing this shit.

RAPE
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3 years ago

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Just eat this useless trash.

Spike
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3 years ago

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Why does boredpanda support animal abuse?

Iapetos
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Eh, you know... animal abuse could be way worse, but I get your point... BoredPanda has been bashing veganism about as much as anti-vaxxers, to the point where it seems they put them on the same level (which would be very idiotic).

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Spike
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3 years ago

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So you think it's clever to post photos of animal abuse? You're condoning someone forcing an animal to wear something which in many pics just looks like a muffin case. I'm sure they just allowed that idiot to dress them up wihtout getting at all stressed. Really? More stupidpanda than boredpanda

jevais
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3 years ago

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Why do such a stupid thing to these poor birds. How stupid can some be.

Sarah Lord
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3 years ago

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This is animal cruelty. Please remove these pictures before other people think this is a good idea.

ChiveChilly
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3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's not cruelty. It doesn't hurt them, it doesn't impair them. Please explain how this is cruelty.

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paul whieldon
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3 years ago

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Take this disgusting bullshit down you arseholes. This is animal abuse. Things are bad enough with the meat and dairy industries without some dip-shit human pond life narcissistic twat stressing these poor creatures out. They are not dolls they are not play things. I wonder what the people from PETA will make of this. You deserve a slap in your stupid ignorant face. Have and show some respect and ffs grow up.

Kenny Kulbiski
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3 years ago

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My most adorable chicken comes in a bucket from KFC.

RAPE
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3 years ago

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I use chickens as tutus for my Willy.

Eunice Probert
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What do I think? That stupid people have more money than sense. Do NOT put your chicken in a tutu you silly person. Hens should be out and about, digging for bugs and enjoying the sunshine. Not catering to your stupid wish to have "cute" instagram pics. I'm fed up with things like this. STOP IT!! My five hen girls, Shelley, Willow, Laurel, Hazel and Holly would hate this.

Momo Skarsgård
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I agree %1000! Looking at the pictures made me feel uncomfortable.

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Slinkman
Community Member
3 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I have (in most cases) something against putting animals in cloths etc. They cannot speak and i doubt if the mayority of the pets even like it wearing them. Just put cloths on yourself but leave your animals alone (except when the clothes have a more meaningfull purpose than just 'looking cute').

Zelda Blue
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I agree with you 100%. If you look at the expressions on many of these chick's faces you can totally tell that the tutus ruffled some feathers. I will only put a sweater or coat on my Whippet during the winter because she gets cold going out in the MN weather. I refuse to dress them in costumes or anything else.

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TheAnimeGirl
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

So so sweet. Can we not hate and just appreciate these adorable little animals. I grew up on a farm so I know these animals wouldn't mind this that much!

Fresh Eggs Daily with Lisa Steele
Community Member
3 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My chickens actually seem to enjoy watching themselves in the mirror when they are wearing their tutus.

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