Chickens are flock animals. Working together ensures their survival. It’s actually a pretty amazing thing to watch, if a threat is perceived, they band together to fight as one. A mighty creature made from many. Through the many, anything can be endured.
And while a few may wander off during the day, temptations of grass and shiny bugs calling to them, eventually all chickens return home at night.
During the cold winters, they huddle together creating survival needed warmth. From each other, they are able to live, to sustain. Arguments made during the day are forgotten in the stillness of evening.
At the end of the day, they are whole, a flock once more. There for each other.
Which makes it all that more painful when a member leaves for good. Continue reading