I couldn't get to the camera in time to capture the moment...but I did snap them together.
I was really hoping that Gloria would snap out the broodiness, but she settled back on the nest again.
Untl I went outside with some pasta.
She was off that nest and down the garden, like a hen being chased.
I had to separate Poppy and Gloria from the Littlees while the pasta was around. There are NO manners where pasta is concerned.
Fleur, the Marans, timidly ate some from my hand, running away with a strand in her beak each time. Sasha, the Appenzeller, and Fay, the Fayoumi, would not come and take any from me, although they did attempt to mug Fleur each time.
When it was over, Gloria went back to the nest.
But Poppy crouched for me! Maybe she's thinking about coming back into lay.