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What's Up, Buttercup?

In addition to Olive, our new 10 week old Great Dane puppy, we have a few more new additions at Patchwork Farm.

Buttercup, one of our farmyard chickens, is a broody little Momma. 894 more words

Broody Quail

I seem to be having a strain of coturnix quail that broods. This is unusual. So unusual in fact, that people sometimes don’t believe me if I tell them about it in online groups or forums. 647 more words


Broody hen egg poachers

Today I open the coop to this mess.

How exactly did they get an egg in the fount?

The fount is in there for the determined broody who was settled in.  650 more words



I went to see Bridget Jones’ Baby last night. Loved it, if you’re after a review: it may not win over any new fans, but die-hard Bridget lovers won’t be disappointed. 625 more words



Sometimes i like to play a game where i pretend that i’m emotionally/mentally/financially ready for a baby right now and go online window shopping for cribs, pushchairs and bedroom inspo. 49 more words

The Only Chick

The latest broody hen hatched out just one chick.

Unfortunately, she decided she was NOT done sitting on the rest of her eggs, and insistently refused to get up and start mothering, for several days (!). 158 more words


Too lovely ... layer up!

Layer 1, Bass Strait glistening silver in the midday sun. Water colour and Inktense.

Layer 2, remembering the orange ball of sunset, muted by a band of black cloud. 39 more words