Danger from above!

These chicks are huddling under cover for a good reason.

Red Tailed Hawks have nested near here for a long time. Our grassy slope provides great hunting, and now they are cruising low over the chicken pen. Chickens maintain awesome survival instincts when it comes to sensing overhead danger. They will dart for cover before I can  see or hear the presence of a hawk. I’ve ordered heavy duty netting to cover the pen, but it hasn’t arrived yet.

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