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My Week in Pictures

Monday was BOILING (Tuesday too).  I blogged earlier in the week about how it was almost too hot but it was certainly a great day for gardening in your wellies. 321 more words

Life

The chickens have moved house...

For the past four years our chickens have had a large run against the back wall, about 20 sq. m in size .  They used this for roosting at night, but in the daytime had the run of the farm. 278 more words

Keeping Chickens

An abundance of eggs!

One of the joys of keeping your own chickens is that we have an abundance of lovely fresh eggs. Our mixed flock of 10 hens reliably lay an average of 7 eggs per day, sometimes we get the full 10 eggs and sometimes just 5, but always we have more eggs than we can comfortably eat. 70 more words

Keeping Chickens

Green fingers....Or perhaps not.

It’s been a great morning of micro achievements today such as

Go and vote √ (or maybe that should be X)

Take Tech Support Son for his first ever vote √ 401 more words

Humour

Three chickens for sale!

The chickens are running riot. I’m having all manner of trouble with them and thinking of showing them a packet of bread sauce as a severe warning. 388 more words

Humour

Stop This Train

Last week we bought two pretty little hens from Howick pet shop to replace Rosie, my beautiful Rosie, and Hattie who both just up and died and are buried in the orchard. 855 more words

Chickens as a food source on the Homestead

Hi All,

I have released two videos to our youtube channel, these videos looks at when the time comes to use some of your flock of chickens as a food source. 143 more words

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