Quelle Histoire! - Chantecler Hen Dish Cloth

Quelle Histoire! - Chantecler Hen Dish Cloth
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Linen 100% Cotton • 240 threads per inch
Size of the linen: 43 x 75 cm • Size of the image: 29 x 39 cm

Do hens lay in the cold? Hardly. Except the very rustic Chantecler Hen. Developed in the early 1900s by a monk from Oka Abbey, Brother Wilfrid, this hen was the cross of several others. It also had the characteristic of offering an abundant pulpit and having a very small ridge and short barbs. The goal? They do not freeze! A distinct advantage for the farmers of the time, who could not afford to heat their henhouse. In addition to being very popular with them, this poultry was favored by some large hotels, including the Queen Elizabeth in Montreal, which boasted to serve its customers. What happens to this hen?