Yeah, I'll never forget that. Warm, cuddly, with a fresh "life is going on" kind of smell. One of my fondest memories!
I'm hoping, as I continue to delve into chickens, that I can enjoy those kind of nuances with chickens so that I can be a better caregiver for them. But the bridge between mammals and birds is a long one, so I've got a "snoot full" (sorry, couldn't resist!) of learning to do!
And that is why I joined BYC - I have learned SO MUCH!!!