Reddy's first thought was that probably the farmer from whom he had stolen the fat hen had found it and taken it away.
Among these was a foolish, fat hen who lived in Farmer Green's henhouse.
And how could a fat hen with a broken neck disappear of its own accord?
Presently a fat hen, attracted by the corn, approached the hidden fox, whereupon he rushed out and seized her.
As he ran, Reddy watched sharply this way and that way for a place to hide the fat hen.
Choose a fat hen turkey of some six or seven pounds weight, and cut off legs up to second joint, with half the wings and the neck.
By and by a fat hen walked over to the bars of the cowyard and hopped up on the lower bar.
There was a quick spring, and that fat hen was seized by the neck so suddenly that she didn't have time to make a sound.
A fat hen ceases to lay, or nearly, while an over-fed cock becomes lazy and useless, and may die of apoplexy.
He knew he must find a place soon, because already that fat hen was growing very heavy.