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Our first chicks in 2018 are growing

Our chicks hatched over a week ago and are growing fast. They have now developed feathers on their wings and are exploring the outside run. I am pleased to say that we have at least 2 hens, which will lay … Continue reading

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Our first chicks for 2018

On of our hens usual goes broody in Spring, so again, we were happy to let her sit on some eggs. We chose olive green eggs which will hatch into Marsbar chicks, as they are crossed between an Maran and … Continue reading

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What a beautiful evening

We enjoyed a beautiful sunny evening yesterday, Llanllwni Mountain was at its best. The view was just stunning. The warmer weather has made such a difference to the fields, the grass is now really catching up and the hay field behind … 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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Chicks are growing up

Our little chicks are definitely growing up, they are now 6 weeks and pretty much fully feathered. As the weather was good, we gave them a taste of the outdoors, joining the others to explore their enclosure. Mum was very … Continue reading

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Our chicks are 4 weeks old

Our chicks are now looking more and more like chickens, they are nearly fully feathered and the combs are starting to grow. We have let them out into a bigger enclosure and they are flapping around, trying to fly or … 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 and 3 Light Sussex. The hen was very committed and … Continue reading

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