On the other hand i would say hens are female chickens and girls are young female humans,who become ladies,then women and then ould biddies ........i suppose it depends on whether you humanise your animals or not and i don,t.
I,d much rather admire their unique animal characteristics and habits than try to equate them to human qualities.
Each to their own though i suppose
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