We had a vast vegetable garden, fruit trees, a henhouse, and my father would hunt most of our meat: venison, elk, bear.
Perhaps the most significant structural flaw in the current system, however, is that the fox is guarding the henhouse.
In the meantime, Romney is carrying the chickens out the backdoor of the henhouse, one by one.
A shell fell on the outlying section and blew up a henhouse, killing nearly a dozen fowls and blowing a big hole in the ground.
They were china eggs which I found in Farmer Green's henhouse.
Thenceforth the chickens, big and little, were all shut up in the henhouse at night.
Among these was a foolish, fat hen who lived in Farmer Green's henhouse.
Hiding behind a box in the darkest corner of the henhouse, he hardly dared to breathe.
He believed that the fox had only happened to enter his henhouse by accident.
If only there was some way of getting in that henhouse at night, there would be no trouble at all.