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Hen with one Chick

As fussy as a hen with one chick. Over-anxious about small matters; over-particular and fussy. A hen with one chick is for ever clucking it, and never leaves it in independence a single moment.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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