I love how hens get all their chicks nestled underneath them. This proud lady has 9 newly hatched chicks underneath her!
Because this is a tame hen, her chicks aren’t afraid of us. So when I enter the shed, the little ones come running, practically swarming over my feet. If you have a fear of chicken (Alektorophobia), you’ll want to avoid our shed!
And on a “writerly” note, my two novels, The Spanish Pearl and The Crown of Valencia, each won a 2008 Goldie at this year’s Golden Crown Award Ceremony. Molly thought she should be in the photo…