Chicken People (2016)
July 5, 2022 7:28 AM - Subscribe

A 2016 documentary about the world of show chickens and the people who love them. Three participants breed, raise, and care for many varieties of chickens as they prepare to compete in a US national poultry show.
posted by brainwane (3 comments total)
This,would have been better as a segment, rather than a too-long doc.
posted by Ideefixe at 10:41 AM on July 5, 2022

I thoroughly enjoyed it and thought the length was just right. My family has always had chickens and one sibling is a Chicken People, so I think I am the right audience for it. It's definitely not fast-paced or exciting, more a slow TV show to enjoy for the scenery.

Also, the follow-ups for all three featured is that they continue to have good animal-filled lives.
posted by dorothyisunderwood at 3:58 AM on July 6, 2022 [1 favorite]

Agree this doc was like, medium in quality and derivative of other similar docs but... we still talk about this as a family several years after we watched it! The people are quirky, the chickens are beautiful.
posted by latkes at 2:11 PM on July 6, 2022

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