15 Photos Proving That Hens Are The Best Moms In The Animal Kingdom

The animal world never ceases to amaze us, once again they set the example to us humans, and if there is an animal with a huge maternal instinct that is the hen, and not only with their chicks but also excellent and dedicated mothers when they raise orphaned animals -and alien-. It would sound crazy to think that a poultry like this is capable of taking care of other species, but the truth is that it has so much love among its feathers that it cannot resist sharing it with those who need it most.

Look at these feathered, tender photographs of chickens that were caught in their role as adoptive mothers. They look so proud of their little children!

1. Hen and goslings

2. Mother chicken and ducklings

3. Aha! You’re seeing well: they’re kittens

4. Orphaned duck and its new mother

5. Yes, again, kittens

6. And guess what… kittens again

7. A tiny goat with her father, the rooster Claudius

8. That little little thing is a cute little pig

9. Can you guess who the “impostor” children are?

10. Even puppies are in the care of the best babysitter

11. These cute ostriches are already mom-sized


12. They grow so fast!


13. Aww! A duckling fresh out of the shell

14. That type of chickens have very strange feathers

15. Yes, hens are definitely the best adoptive mothers