Category Archives: Chickens

Our first chicks

One of our hens was broody and we thought, we use that instinct and let her sit on some eggs. Our neighbour gave us 6 fertilised eggs, 3 Rhode Island Reds and 3 Light Sussex. The hen was very committed and … Continue reading

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3 new Chickens

Our broody hen sat for weeks on her eggs, but unfortunately, no chicks hatched. So we decided to buy 3 more chickens from our neighbour, ‘Chicken John’ as I call him. He has always been very helpful, down to lending us … Continue reading

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Broody Hen

One of our hens has become broody and I was not too sure how I should deal with it. You hear about various methods to stop her, like metal cages and dunking her into cold water. Just did not seem … Continue reading

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Our Chickens

We have 5 chickens, I don’t think I will ever get tired of watching them. If we are not in, they are inside their electric fence, but most of the time, they have a 3 acre field to roam around … Continue reading

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