Chickens have been a favoured subject of mine for quite some time now. Happiness is a hen under your arm.

Some of these images are of hens I have had over the years, some images were made during the Art & Agriculture residency, and some are from earlier work on the Men & Beasts project.


Jessie.February 2008Jessie




henmossbank.094Hen at Mossbank


mrhotfeetMr Hot Feet, Claire Corsie’s Cockrel


shetlandcockShetland Cock


wyandotteshoyMagnus’ birds at the Bu, Hoy


hen's teethThis image has been used on the cover of the Luath Press publication ‘100 Favourite Scottish Poems to Read Out Loud’

It was made for the project  Men & Beasts with poet Valerie Gillies.


Mr Cumming's bantamBantam, Coaltown of Balgonie Poultry Show, Fife


preening henCathy