Bedtime for chicks

While the white hen is all crunched up defending her eggs from her mostly grown chicks at night, the brown hen is still fitting six growing chicks under her at night.  2015-09-04 19.32.11

She’s sitting kind of tall and spread out, and the chicks come and burrow in under her.

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I’m coming in there!
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One going in by the wing
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There’s a late comer. All the good spots are gonna be taken.

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