Some cool Hen pictures:
Chickens at Chatsworth, Derbyshire
Picture by UGArdener
Greatest seen LARGE on Black: bighugelabs.com/flickr/onblack.php?id=3514235949&size...
These are the prized Buff Orpingtons that the Dowager Duchess was so keen on.
From the Wikipedia entry: "The Orpington is a big hen from the English class of chickens. It's a daring, upright breed with a large chest, broad again, and small head and tail. The Orpington was bred as a twin-objective breed (meat manufacturing and eggs), however its reputation grew as a present fowl relatively than a utility breed. Their giant measurement and smooth look along with their wealthy colour and delicate contours make them very engaging."
Picture by Douglas Brown
OK, not probably the most fascinating topic or probably the most unique fowl on the planet, however the hen actually is an fascinating wanting creature. This hen has such lovely feathers and appears very wholesome to me (though, I'm not a licensed Veterinarian!).
Since this Hen lives on the Alaska Zoo, she doesn't have to fret concerning the indignity of turning into a McChicken Burger. (I need to confess that whereas I completely respect the worldview of being a vegetarian, I do eat Chickens, too. Nevertheless, I do expertise guilt at time... :)