Proverbs with the word Hen

A black hen lays a white egg

The proverb “A black hen lays a white egg” is an old saying that has been used since the 16th century to convey the idea that something... Read more →

It is a sad house where the hen crows louder than the cock

No home is happy in which the husband is such weakling that it is his wife who gives all the orders.

He that would have eggs must endure the cackling of hens

To enjoy one thing, you must be prepared to put up with another.

Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow

This means the same as A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.