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PUBLISHED: 10:27 22 December 2010 | UPDATED: 11:37 22 December 2010

Cheeky chick in the feed bucket!

Cheeky chick in the feed bucket!

Your Chickens

We have heard of chicken in a basket, but never in a bucket!

Mark Pickett and his family live near Burton-on-Trent and have around 20 chickens of all types in their garden. Feed is normally served out in a red bucket. Not so strange, you would think, until one morning a particularly hungry, or clever, young bird decided to wait in the bucket to be first in the queue. This proved to be her regular waiting place hoping for first pickings.

We have heard of chicken in a basket, but never in a bucket!

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