hen yard

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Noun1.hen yard - an enclosed yard for keeping poultryhen yard - an enclosed yard for keeping poultry
yard - an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)
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Question: Our hen yard gets ankle deep in mud after a couple rainy days, then it takes five days to dry up again.
(Next month, I'll consider why congressional activity with regard to education looks so much like a hen yard.) Frankly, Secretary of Education Richard Riley inherited a mess.
In the space of two days he destroyed the fence on the hen yard, a fence on the pig pasture, shorted out the electric fence and threatened me with bodily harm for calling him on these transgressions.