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Mother Hen

A good mother hen is worth her weight in grain; double, triple… decuple (that’s 10x) her weight in grain. Her skill-set is invaluable to your homestead. 352 more words


Dispatches from Silkieland

from Oct 17

Look at those feet!

Look at those little wings!

Look at mama looking back.  What’s taking so long?

This mama has ideas.  At night I put them all in the box for the night.  407 more words


She Went Into Labour

A friend went into labor today. Her waters broke at 4am and I was so exited for her and for myself. A new baby to play with! 365 more words

Meet Other Mums

You can't fight the hormones! Or Menopause hate.

We have chickens, 5 rescued lovelies, all given top model names to help them boost their self esteem of course. We are very fond of them and they seem to be fond of us, following us around, sunbathing by us, sitting with us outside, and sneaking inside whenever they can. 898 more words

Growing Older

A Story of Feather Babies

If The Husband didn’t think I was a crazy chicken lady before, he surely does now. Anyone would think I was the one having babies. In preparation for the arrival of the feather babies I was nesting: tidying things up, making plans and getting everything ready. 1,982 more words

Garden Bits

The Babies Have Landed!

The moment is nigh! Apologies for keeping the eager beavers among you waiting. Today has been a busy day with the arrival of the feather babies of Mr Bingley, Frodo and Legolas. 203 more words



I AM SO BROODY. I think thats the right word. I want a child mre than anything after being pregnant a few months ago. I haven’t ever thought i would want my own children but now its something i would want. 103 more words