For lack of hens the fox catches crows.
Chickens do not die by the hen’s kick.
The hen scratches and the chicken learn.
Ask which was born first, the hen or the egg.
A hen’s kick does not hurt her chick.
A hen does not break her own eggs.
Eggs cannot teach a hen.
It’s a sad house where the hen crows louder than the cock.
Never ask a fox to mind the hens.
It is a bad hen that does not scratch for itself.
Even black hens lay white eggs.