Chickens often demonstrate greater scope than they typically receive credit for. Stubby has only one leg, but he willingly adopted ten chicks after their mother was killed by a hawk. His owner has entered photos of him in Mary Britton Clouse’s Chicken Run Rescue Photo Contest, http://www.brittonclouse.com/chickenrunrescue/photos08/. Here’s one picture. There are more on the site. He may be missing a leg, but he has plenty of heart. A rooster is making his presence known as a therapy bird in Charlotte, North Carolina:
Fowl play good therapy for humans
He's the size of a softball and is never going to lord it over a barnyard. He has a soulful sort of cluck and is never going to wind up on a plate next to the potato salad.
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