Here are our latest chooks: 4 French hens! White Sussex....and various. We've reinforced the fence to avoid another foxy drive-by, and we shut them up completely in their house at night... Chickens are sold here in France as "Prêt à pondre" (Ready to Lay) - somewhat like Prêt à Manger (not these ones!) or Prêt à Porter (well you'd look pretty silly).