Hens…Raising Happy Girls!

Originally posted on Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland :
The Bealtaine Girls…a bit like the Bluebell Girls, except they don’t dance! I love hens. They are social creatures. They are inquisitive by nature and become very tame when treated well. I have kept hens for years, even when I lived in London, I kept hens in my garden in Muswell Hill. So, hens are familiar to me and have taught me a lot about what makes them happy! Hens love to scratch and peck…fresh straw is great for this as they peck all the seeds left on the stalks. Food is easy…lots of…