Tag: mother hen

The Madness of Mother Hen

There comes a day in the life of every chicken owner when they realise that the rumours they have heard circulating for years are, in fact, true. Those whispered comments and raised eyebrows one received when regaling her friends with tales (always wildly fascinating) of severed fingers and […]

Baby and the Beast

In life, there are few bonds so strong as those of a mother for her baby. This is not to say that the parental bond of a father for his children cannot be equally as strong, but for the sake of this post, let us stick with mothers, […]

Chickie Love IV

Spring has sprung! Click to view my latest YouTube video featuring my two broodies and their chicks. It’s very short, but I thought you might like a little Chickie Love to get your weekend off on the right foot! Cheers, Mother Hen © motherhendiaries 2015, all rights reserved.

Pip Pip Hooray!

Well, the chicks have begun arriving bang on time! Having started with nine eggs, we are down to seven through one candling blank and another breaking in the first week. But the amazing news is that it looks like my Dusty Dustball Orpington is turning out to be […]

A Tale of Two Broodies

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness … it was the spring of hope… – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities Ok. So perhaps that is just the teeniest bit dramatic […]