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Chicks are 4 weeks old

Our chicks on a field trip, Mum is showing them everything there is to know. Amazing watching them scratching for bugs etc already. They have integrated very well so farĀ into the flock, none of the other hens are attacking or … Continue reading

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Spring has arrived – finally

After month and month of rain and storms, the sun finally has made a more permanent appearance. It is so nice to be outside, not having to fight the wind, worry about the animals in the soggy fields and just … Continue reading

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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 andĀ 3 Light Sussex. The hen was very committed and … 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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