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50 Hilarious Food Names for Chickens

Finding the best name to fit every chicken in your flock can be a real struggle. With all those unique looks and personalities, how can you possibly choose? If you pride yourself on your morbid sense of humor as well as your love of chickens, you’re going to adore this list of hilarious food names for chickens!

From punny names like Stu and Pattie to names inspired by your favorite fast food heroes like Colonel Sanders, this list has everything you need to give a funny name to every chicken in your flock!

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50 Hilarious Food Names for Chickens

Punny Food Names for Chickens

Who doesn’t love a good pun once in a while?! I still giggle every time I think of a rooster named Stu. The food names on this list take a little extra thought before they bring on the laughs, but they’re fun all the same!

  • Barbi-Q
  • Chicklette
  • Jamaican Jerk
  • Pattie
  • Stu / Stew

Fast Food Inspired Chicken Names

Ahhh… fast food. The delicious and terrible-for-you quick meal that we all love so much. What’s fast food without a little chicken?

When we got our first batch of chicks we named all of them “Nugget” because they were just so cute and teeny and we totally couldn’t tell them apart. As they grew up and developed their distinct personalities we found names to match. One of our first chickens, who we named Taco, is still alive and kicking, and she’s got a spicy personality to match her name!

  • Burrito
  • Chick Filet
  • Colonel Sanders
  • Fajita
  • Finger-lickin
  • Nugget
  • Pita
  • Taco
  • Tenders
A Chantecler chicken free ranging.

Seasoned to Perfection Names for Chickens

Chicken is nothing without a little seasoning. If your flock is full of spicy personalities and saucy temperaments, any name on this list will be sure to fit the bill! Errr… beak…

  • Kelloggs
  • Nutmeg
  • Pepper
  • Pesto
  • Shake N’ Bake
  • Speidie
  • Buffalo
An Orpington chicken free ranging.

Asian Inspired Food Names for Chickens

Chinese, Thai, and Indian food is chock full of delicious chicken dishes, which inspired all the names on this list!

  • Broccoli
  • Cashew
  • Curry
  • Dumpling
  • General Tso
  • Ginger
  • Kung Pow
  • Sesame
  • Tandoori
  • Teriyaki
  • Tikka
An Orpington looking through a fence.

Chicken Names Inspired by Famous Dishes

Cultures all over the world have developed their own distinct chicken dishes, there are hundreds of them! We’ve found all the best chicken dishes that also make hilarious names. These names push the limit of morbid chicken humor, but they’re fun all the same!

  • Alfredo
  • Bon Bon
  • Cacciatore
  • Casserole
  • Coq a Vin
  • Cordon Bleu
  • Custard
  • Divan
  • Drumstick
  • French / Frenchie
  • Gumbo
  • Jubilee
  • Kabob
  • Kiev
  • Noodle
  • Piccata
  • Pot Pie
  • Roast
  • Schnitzel
  • Waffle
A red chicken free ranging.

Egg Names for Chickens

Most chicken keepers initially get their chickens for the benefit of the delicious free range eggs, and keep them around for their hilarious personalities!

Eggs and egg dishes remain a favorite topic for chicken lovers, so why not turn your favorite egg dish into your new favorite chicken name?

Fun names like Scotch and Huevo are a favorite in our flock!

  • Benedict
  • Devil
  • Egghead
  • Eggwich
  • Frittata
  • Green Eggs n Ham
  • Huevo
  • Omelet
  • Pickle
  • Ranchero
  • Salad
  • Scotch
  • Scramble
  • Sunny

We hope this list has helped you to find the perfect food name for your chickens! Any of the names on this list are sure to make your friends chuckle!

Don’t forget to check out our other lists of awesome chicken names:

What name is your favorite? Have some to add to the list? Let us know in the comments!

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Wednesday 14th of September 2022

how about : sir crows - a - lot


Sunday 11th of September 2022

My 15 new hens: Sunny side up, omelette, scrambled, speckled, salt & pepper, blackened, cinnamon, chow mein, low mein, egg nog, smoked, bbq, teriyaki, grilled, Aggie. My 4 roosters: Mr. Waddles 1-4 My 3 old hens: chickaletta's

Eggy Sabrina

Saturday 8th of August 2020



Wednesday 29th of July 2020

I have had Ginger, Precious, Belachick, Diesel, Jackie and Brady. Currently I have Nutmeg, Giselle, Oreo, Hawthorne, Slippers, and Halfpint


Wednesday 23rd of October 2019

GREAT Speckled Bird, Pricilla, Henny Penny, Red