A phrase that can be used as a reply or advice in a variety of conversations, usually as encouragement (Keep up the good work, etc.) but also can also be defined as unproductive activity (fucking the dog, etc.) Can be used metaphorically or in the literal sense. Considered vulgar. Coined by news anchor Ernie Anastos of New York's Fox 5 network in a segue during a live newscast on September 16th, 2009.
My grandfather always used to say "keep fucking that chicken, boy!" and I really didn't know what he meant so I just rolled with it.
Ernie: "It takes a tough man to make a tender forecast, Nick."
Nick Gregory: "Well, I guess that's me!"
Ernie: "Keep fucking that chicken."