Broody hen in January

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Broody hen in January sitting on 15 eggs on  top of a 4 foot wall bordering the B669 in Stoke Albany is not a happy prospect and it came at a very unhappy time in my life too. Even if she could keep any of the chicks warm they can’t get off the wall! One dark night she got moved to a place of safety along with most of her eggs. Four chicks hatched…

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  1. By chance note the headline on the newspaper “small and frightened”. Hopefully they are feeling more secure now….

    1. I know – thought it was specially chosen – take it the chicks don’t read the financial times…

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