chicken feed

Definitions

  • Feeding chickens
    Feeding chickens
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chicken feed an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
    • n chicken feed dry mash for poultry
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Usage

In literature:

He had a lot of chickens and he used to feed them every day.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Fourteen days will feed a chicken sufficiently.
"The accomplisht cook" by Robert May
He took de pan of dough an' say he goin' to feed de chickens.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
Have you ever seen chickens scratching in manure and feeding on the fly maggots?
"An Elementary Study of Insects" by Leonard Haseman
Now, nobody with that kind of chicken feed can expect to last long at the Golden Casino unless they stick to the two-bit one-armed bandits.
"...Or Your Money Back" by Gordon Randall Garrett
He would call Chicken Little persistently when he had food enough in sight to feed a small regiment of parrots.
"Chicken Little Jane" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
A syndicate is planning to establish a plant at Llano, Texas, for the manufacture of rabbit sausage and to grind the bones into chicken feed.
"Owen Clancy's Happy Trail" by Burt L. Standish
If you want baked chicken feed and boiled hay, I'm here to bake 'em and boil 'em for you.
"At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern" by Myrtle Reed
In about three weeks, from the eggs proceed chickens, which pierce the shell, and in a few days come and feed out of your hand.
"The Looking-Glass for the Mind" by M. Berquin
It isn't fit to feed chickens with because our land is so poor.
"The Comings of Cousin Ann" by Emma Speed Sampson
We had no feed and no money to buy feed, so we had to kill our chickens to save their lives.
"Letters on an Elk Hunt" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
And Rachel would not let me go to feed the chickens, nor gather up eggs, which is such fun.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Incubating chickens, feeding and rearing chickens under hens.
"How Girls Can Help Their Country" by Juliette Low
A woman was feeding chickens in the bright clear red of the cold daybreak.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 26, October, 1880" by Various
I feeds de hawgs and chickens night and mornin'.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
In the back-yard was the owner, just ready to feed his chickens.
"How to Analyze People on Sight" by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
Quarter apiece, an' chicken-feed gone up the way't is.
"Anything Once" by Douglas Grant
O, who will feed Lucky, and all the baby chickens; and my cats?
"Fairy Tales from the German Forests" by Margaret Arndt
Why couldn't she leave us alone, to feed in peace on dak-bungalow chicken, instead of sending this regal-mannered heathen to bother us?
"Miss Cayley's Adventures" by Grant Allen
Never feed a chicken for sixteen or twenty-four hours before killing it.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
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In news:

Slashing Big Bird is just chicken feed for fiscal woes.
Maryland set to become first state to ban arsenic in chicken feed .
Chicken feed may present arsenic danger.
Record-high costs for feed continue to hammer the US chicken industry and has led Pilgrim's Pride, (PPC) the largest US chicken company, to announce Wednesday that it will ax 1,100 jobs and immediately close seven US facilities.
He lives on chicken feed .
Urban homesteader Sundari Kraft of Denver hand-feeds some of her seven chickens.
Rusty Costanza, The Times-Picayune Frank Carter feeds chickens in his Algiers backyard.
While the US Department of Agriculture says our plates should be half filled with fruits and vegetables, most of its subsidies go toward protein, particularly grain to feed cows, pigs and chickens.
Urban feed store in Design District caters to city chicken-keepers.
When chicken farmers switched from using mostly corn feed to other grains, the chickens changed too.
Bill Dougherty with one of the scythes he sells at the Trinity Haymarket, a high-style feed store for city chickens, in the Dallas Design District.
Grit for chickens is available at the Trinity Haymarket, a high-style feed store for city chickens, that recently opened in the Dallas Design District.
Every Wednesday, Akin would feed us chicken fingers and discuss conservative philosophy and politics.
Spicy mango salsa pairs beautifully with crispy chicken in this meal that feeds four-plus for less than $12.
Now, the 50-year-old Big Bear Lake resident splits her time between performing high-level stunts in Hollywood action films and feeding chickens at her ranch in New Mexico.
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