Friday, February 13, 2009

Camera Critters - Astrological Chickens

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Astrological Chickens
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Zodiacal Influence on Chicken Crossing Behaviour


LEO (July 20 to August 22): Leo chickens are majestic and proud with personalities that need to shine, and greet opportunities with fervor and vitality. They always need to be in charge. They will cross the road with great enthusiasm for the opportunity to escape a normal, humdrum existence.
VIRGO (August 23 to September 22): Virgos are practical and adaptable. They have a strong desire to succeed, are very discriminating and tend to be critical of others. They strive for perfection. They are very poultriatarian and will usually cross for the good of other chickens and because it is the proper or correct thing to do


LIBRA (September 23 to October 22): Libra chickens are thoughtful and sensitive, and are always seeking balance and harmony. They need the respect and love of other chickens more than any other group. They think carefully before making any decision. Libra chickens are prone to stop in the middle of the road to try to decide which way to go, making the crossing a considerable risk to themselves and others.


SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21): Scorpios have a depth and intensity of their emotions that gives them a strong inner power. They are creatures of passion whose focused desires assist them in achieving their aims. They can be ruthlessly self-critical in their quest for truth. They are uncompromising, and stick to any commitment they have made. They cross because they promised to do so.


SAGITTARIUS (November 23 to December 21): These chickens are restless and visionary. They love to explore new horizons and see life as a journey full of adventure. They greet every new experience with a warm heart, a ready smile and an open mind. They cross the road because of a passion to see more of the world and a spirit which longs to be free.


CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19): Capricorns are very ambitious and are always striving to reach the top of the coop. They are tenacious in planning every step to achieve their goals, and leave themselves little time to relax before looking for new peaks to climb. They cross because they must to achieve the success they feel should be theirs.
AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18): Chickens born under the sign of Aquarius are strong independent spirits longing to break free from traditional conventions and restrictions and the status quo. They are innovative and idealistic always replacing old outdated thinking with fresh perspectives. They are strongly driven to oppose social injustice and oppression. They are always experimenting to discover their own identity. They will cross because it is forbidden to do so and by doing so it will be easier for others to do so in the future.
PISCES (February 19 to March 20): Pisces chickens are dreamy and sensitive. They are blessed with deep intuition and a wealth of emotion. Pisces are romantic, creative and full of love with a potential for great happiness and lasting joy. Their imagination is so strong that it frequently merges with fantasy. They usually cross because they had a vision telling them that this is the means to the happiness they are striving to achieve.

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Chickens born under the sign of Aries are natural leaders possessing a pioneering determined spirit, who wish to make their mark on the world. They cross the road to assert themselves and seek action, daring and adventure.

TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): Taurus chickens are strong willed and have a down to earth attitude toward life. They are overly interested in material things and have a real need for security. They feel unsettled unless comfortable. They will cross only if there is more security on the other side or to obtain material possessions.

GEMINI (May 21 to June 20): They are highly restless and are always seeking a wide variety of contrasting experiences. They cross because they are curious and to avoid the boredom of their mundane existence.
CANCER (June 21 to July 22): While having a tough shell-like exterior, Cancer chickens are very sensitive and vulnerable. They have very delicate emotions, and are always attuned to their environment and the feelings of those around them. They have a constant and urgent need to feel safe and always act defensively. They will only cross the road when there is danger to themselves or others on this side.

LEO (July 20 to August 22): Leo chickens are majestic and proud with personalities that need to shine, and greet opportunities with fervor and vitality. They always need to be in charge. They will cross the road with great enthusiasm for the opportunity to escape a normal, humdrum existence.

All photos were taken by me at the Ho'omaluhi Botanical Gardens on Oahu, Hawaii in December of 2008

44 comments:

Jan said...

One very clever post. I love it.

The Good Life in Virginia said...

denise
what a great series of chicken photos and tying them into to astrology ...clever.
of course my chicken is quite interesting...lol
i am an aquarian.

Titania said...

Denise you are so funny. I love chickens and from now on I will look at them in an astrological way. I have not yet found out under what sign my little Angelinas have been born. They are very good layers and very affectionate!

2sweetnsaxy said...

How clever! What a great post and the photos were wonderful!
:-)

VALKYRIEN said...

Thanks for a great laugh! And som great pics of chickens! Some of my friends have chickens, and even my dog is afraid of them. But they are very beautiful, lot of colours! A nice weekend to you!

Denise said...

Jan, so happy you enjoyed it.

Erin, my Aquarian friend, got to look that up again ;)

Titania, I'll have to do a google on your Angelinas. I have a friend who keeps chickens in England, she loves hers.

2sweetnsaxy, thank you, happy you enjoyed them.

Valkyrien, chickens are very beautiful, I did't realize at one time how many colorful varieties there were. I have always thought them comical and fun to observe.

Reader Wil said...

Hi Denise! Great post! I am a Sagitarius and I think I am ready to face new adventures! A pity that I am 75 now and I haven't got enough time to see the whole world.Have a great weekend!

Strawberry Jam Anne said...

What a great idea for a post Denise. Love the chicken photos too. Particularly liked the Arian chicken! A x

Abe Lincoln said...

These really are some proud looking chickens. That one rooster is stunning.

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mommanator said...

This is so funny Thanks clever, inventive

storyteller said...

What a clever Camera Critters post! Thanks for sharing ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

happily retired gal said...

Ooops ... My Camera Critters isn't at Small Reflections today ... it's at Happily Retired Gal so I've returned to enter the correct link.
Hugs and blessings,
storyteller
aka Happily Retired Gal

Babooshka said...

I can believe they all have their own personality. Fabulous funny read.

Craig Glenn said...

Scary how true those things can be. Scorpio chicken huh. He was handsome... lol

Craig

G. Crappy said...

I think that colorful SAGITTARIUS chicken is the one that escaped from my coop a few years ago!! He was a mean thing anyway, I don't really miss him!

Oh, Google is so funny, my word verification letters add up to this: fartyp! LOL

twobarkingdogs said...

Wonderful looking birds, thanks for sharing the photos.




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Adrienne in Ohio said...

This was an enjoyable post, Denise. Thanks for making us smile. And great photos, by the way!

magiceye said...

lol! wonderful photos with superb captions!!

Cloudia said...

Professional quality photos and a wonderful post indeed! Aloha

Lilli & Nevada said...

Oh love the chicken astrology so true to me too.
I also love the photos of the chickens

i beati said...

amazing colors

marina said...

Great photos! And you're so right about the astrological characteristics, for...chickens or...people!LOL!

antigoni said...

I hope you had a great weekend.
In orthodox church, we celebrate the love day in February 13th. A couple, Aquilas and Priscilla, were married and very much in love.
They were Apostoles and they had tragic death (beheaded) for the love of Jesus. They became martyrs, too.

Michele said...

Your Chicken astrology is awesome!!
I surely did get a kick out of that... the Capricorn one fits me to a "T"... LOL

Hope your Valentine's Day was nice.
Hugs♥

Die Ellie said...

Dear Denise! Thanks so much for visiting me the other day and left your comment, which was a motivation for me. I love your post here, so cute to have the horoscope and the chicken pictures...!!! really.. so sweet!!

Roy said...

Thats a great post Denise.
About 'Pisces' all very true of course.{:)

Gattina said...

I am a cancer chicken and my son a leo, for him it really fits, lol !

fishing guy said...

Denise: That was an interesting post and something you don't usually have such a chance to get photos.

Dianne said...

this is such a clever, creative, interesting post
with great photos too!

Maria said...

Funny post! The chicken shots are lovely. I'm an aquarius chicken :)

George said...

I enjoyed this post tremendously. Not only are the photos superb, but the astrological commentary is fun to read.

Janet said...

Wonderful post, Denise. Don't you just love chickens, they are so funny to watch.

Atlântico Azul said...

LOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLL YOU MADE MY DAY!!!!!!!

ramblingwoods.com said...

Oh my gosh..this is one of the best posts ever...LOL...

Hyde DP said...

what a super set of photos
all i can say is
cockadoodledo!

Mel said...

Absolutely original *and* hysterical! Excellent post!! ")

Manz said...

second last pic is a favorite of mine!

Great cc post.

Rach (Heart of Rachel) said...

I really enjoyed your creative take on this post. Great photos and very amusing chicken horoscopes. :)

Louise said...

Excellent photos!!!

Tina said...

uw im a virgo. i like the sound of the meaning. it sounds so me!

Denise said...

Hi everyone, thank you so much for dropping in and spending a little time with me. Your comments are always so very welcome. Hope you all have a great weekend.

Leedra said...

These brought back childhood memories of Granny and Papa's farm.

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Susan said...

Ah now, that explains our chooks'(chickens') behaviour ;-)
Fun to read.