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Austin, Texas: Big Mother Hen

A mother hen watches over her chicks in the yard of a local artist, which is why the hen is more artistically rendered, if not as big, as most roadside big chickens.

709 Gibson St. W., Austin, TX
South of the river. On the south side of Gibson St. W., a block west of S. 1st St. and just east of S. 3rd St.
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Big Mother Hen.

Big Mother Hen

Occasionally everyone needs a makeover. Big Mother Hen is no different; she has gotten a new fun and bright paint job. Come see her, she wants to show off!

[Faith Schexnayder, 07/30/2019]


Big Mother Hen

The artist updates the Hen's colors etc, even adorns her with a hat!

[Debbie, 05/31/2017]

Big Chicken.

Big Chicken

Giant Mother hen watches over her chicks in the yard of local artist Faith Schexnayder. A South Austin Landmark for tourists.

[Faith Schexnayder, 06/09/2006]
Large mother hen

This is a large foam sculpture of a mother hen. The Rooster is down the street on S1st street in Austin Texas.

[Faith Schexnayder, 08/16/2003]

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