Have you hugged your chicken today?

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Kassandra Smith

Senior Editor • Backyard Chicken Coops

Last Updated: 15 July 2020

Sometimes a chicken needs a hug too! Watch this beautiful video of a young boy hugging a chicken. The hen just loves it! I'm going outside now to hug mine! You should do the same :)
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