Mama and four of the little ones when they were a few days old. Mama Hen is a Cuckoo Maran and the chicks are of distinctly indeterminate origin.
Whenever I get within 25 feet of the poultry yard with my camera, Mama Hen says, "It's the paparrazzi, children. Don't look!”
Someday, when we get organized, we'll have our different breeds of chickens segregated, the strains will be kept pure, and everyone will stand still and pose for me when I want to take pictures.