One of our hens that just started laying has become rather brave over the past few weeks. The other 6 girls are still super shy and timid and only come to treats and food. But my egg laying girl just leaves them all behind to follow the kids around the yard or to explore the swingset, take a munch in the garden.. You sit down she comes right up and will get all up in your business, even when your trying to do something and shoosh her off! She has no problem wondering off on her own without the rest of the flock (which cant stand to be more than 6 inches from each other)... Its super sweet and Im loving it (except that she thinks my 2 year old daughter is treat dispenser and pecks at her hands).. Im just wondering will all the girls become this brave once they mature more like her?? Or is she just a bossy dominant hen???