|A proud father, his wives and offspring|
Meanwhile the 'auntie' hens have been laying away. Fortunately (H)aska the dog discovered where they were laying and showed A&A before eating the addled eggs. It looks as though some period confined to hen barracks is on the cards for all.
And this time the cockerel would be the winner, for the three junior hens would be added to his hareem.
As I said, sometimes things go nearly right - or so it seems.