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The Friendliest Hen in the World -- and Friend



A reader had requested a picture of The Friendliest Hen in the World. So here she is with our magnificent, but evil, rooster, Hermes. Don't they make a handsome couple?

Hermes has taken to bringing all of his hens together under the shade of our patio table. It's cute, but hard to get a picture of, since they run to the people. The Shepherdess takes a bucket along when she goes near the rooster. He attacks her, so she plops the bucket on top of him, which buys her enough time to escape. 

A rooster attack is no laughing matter.

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  1. We have a hen just like that, Henny Penny. She's roosting now, wants to make more chicks. They don't lay as much in the 105 degree heat. I don't know what kind of rooster we have, but I do know he never shuts up. His name is Elvis. He somehow stays on top of his 25 hens.

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    1. Yeah, our girls aren't laying, either on account of the heat.

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  2. I'm ready for some more goat-antics or goat pictures! Pretty please.

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