The meaning of chicken in dream | Dream Interpretation
Nourishment; the female in a male; being ‘chicken*. Cock: a male or the male sexual characteristics; confidence. Hen: mother. Idioms: chickenfeed; chickenhearted; she’s no chicken; cock of the walk.
Being served chicken may comment that you are acting like a chicken because you are held back by your fears. Eating chicken may represent your desire for a “down home.” nourishing experience.
A live chicken may mean that there is a pecking order of dominance within a group that you are involved in; it could be a response to your feeling hen-pecked.
A hen is hatching: your dream is to be materialised • You see a chicken on a tree: you’ll have an unexpected money gain
A symbol of fear or cowardice
The chicken is the most consumed animal product in the Western world, making the symbolic meaning of the chicken directly connected to abundance, prosperity, and nurturance.
The common phrase “like a chicken with its head cut off” brings the meaning of ignorance and stupidity into the symbolic mix.
The chicken in your dream may be relating to one of these principles. There is some spiritual connection to the rooster through Chinese astrology.
Eaten as the “food” of fellowship and security
The imagination is being used to serve a practical function. There is potential for growth, though this may also come about through belonging to a group.
The chicken can also represent stupidity and cowardice.
interpreted upon 3 sides: beautiful woman, young girl, house servant.
(Bird; Fowl) A chicken in a dream represents the woman of the house, while the rooster in a dream represents the man of the house.
A chicken in a dream also represents a woman who takes care of orphans and raises charities for their sake, or it could represent a blond woman, or a servant. Owning a chicken in a dream means dispelling difficulties, or it could be a show of happiness. Hunting a chicken in a dream means receiving lawful and easy profits. Slaughtering a chicken in a dream means deflowering a virgin servant.
If one sees a chicken or a female peacock hooting inside his house or garden in a dream, it means a calamity which is met with a belligerent character. Seeing one’s house filled with a large number of chickens in a dream means wealth or presiding over people, or it could mean dispelling one’s fear and establishing one’s rank.
(Also see Peacock)
To see chickens in a dream symbolizes lack of willpower in real life. Chickens also represent gossip. Listen closely to what people may be saying about you or what you are saying about others.
If you dreamed about eating chicken, there is some backstabbing going on. Either you or a good friend is not being entirely loyal, especially with her talk.
Dreams of a chicken represent that you are feeling fearful. Your dream is telling you that it is time to come to your senses, meditate, and find your center.
The message of this dream is to move through your fear.
Usually presented humorously: may mean henpecked or giving away power. Fearful and flighty, lack of self-assurance; cowardly, not working through problems. See Hen. Also Food.
To see chickens in your dream can symbolize cowardice and stupidity, or chatter and gossip. Listen closely to what people may be saying about you or what you are saying about others. Alternatively, chickens can also show that there is potential for growth but this may only come about with the support of others. A group of chickens can also suggest that something you have done in waking life is about to rebound on you: as in chickens come home to roost.
The cock suggests male sexual characteristics and so the need to be more assertive. It is also the symbol of the new day and of keeping watch. Less positively, it might suggest that you are being overbearing and trying to rule the roost. The hen suggests being totally immersed in the concerns of motherhood.
If a hen crows in your dream, this is taken to represent maternal domination. A group of hens may symbolize gossip and calamity. It may also suggest being ‘hen-pecked’ or that you feel being picked on, like chicken feed. Chicks represent babies or very young children in your life, or your feelings about your own childhood. They can also point to vulnerability. Are you counting your chickens before they have hatched?
(see Animals) Fear and timidity (e.g., being “chicken”).
Running aimlessly around: Lacking personal direction, racing from worries or doing so much that everything loses focus (e.g., “like a chicken with its head cut off’).
An omen or message. Among the Romans, chickens were used to foretell the outcome of battles by observing their movements and clucking.
Health matters (stemming from the idea that chicken soup is a panacea of sorts).
In a roost: Good planning and foresight; preparing for an arrival, sometimes that of a child.
Appearing on a doorstep: A portent that foretells the arrival of guests.