"And now we just relax, settle down, and smother them until they crack."
"So! When's the big day?"
"That's not how I sat on you."
"Congratulations! Now you get to eat bugs!"
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"Half a dozen brown—three large, three jumbo!"
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"Even more dangerous than crossing the road is being undercooked."
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Mother bird feeding worm to four chicks in nest who are all yelling for pizza.
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"Does anything die and become dessert?"
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"We're free-range. Why not run for it?"
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Cuckoo clock in a kitchen with a cooked bird
"At least we have our integrity."
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"Some say the world will end in noodles, some say in rice."
"No, I don't think I have a book in me. I think I have a chicken in me."
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"Now look what you've done!"
"Mom, this food tastes like puke. We want Mickey D's."
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"They're organic, vegetarian, and they challenge traditional gender roles."
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"Don't let anyone call you a flightless bird. We're birds who choose to waddle."
Two boys staring at a soccer ball patterned bird that has hatched from a soccer ball.
Farmer Takes Roll Call
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"They're not just my eggs. They're your eggs, too."
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"I was hoping you'd have outgrown that by now."
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"Truthfully, I like them better before they're hatched."
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"O.K., so you had to break a few eggs to make an omelette, but now some of those eggs are suing."
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