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Looking for a quote/proverb about hens in the dooryard

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by seventreesfarm, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. seventreesfarm

    seventreesfarm Songster

    Jun 14, 2012
    Everson, WA
    I read a really neat saying about hens in the dooryard/houseyard being a the sign of a happy home, or something along those lines, and can't find it now anywhere on the whole interwebs. I'd swear it was an Irish saying, but every time I put in different search word combinations I get the same sayings about heavy hens and whistling women.

    Do any fellow chicken-keepers have a clue?

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