Wynken, Blynken and Nod
Breed : Chickens – Hens
Info : Wynken, Blynken and Nod are named after the characters in the 19th century poem by Eugene Field (read it here). I am still assessing the value of chickens as a therapy animal – although I am already certain that there are many – and their suitability, in terms of toileting etc, so they are still under assessment.
Benefits : as yet unspecified. From my work so far, however, I have found them to be inquisitive, eager to feed from hands (making them engaging and interactive), funny to watch and listen to, warm soft and friendly