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Peering at Photos: A Look Back at The Original Feather Babies

I’m going to do a current chick update soon, really! But first, something I’ve been meaning to do for a while: looking back at photos of Mr Bingley and co, the presumed 3/4 Australorp crew, to compare how they looked when they were chicks to how they look now. 327 more words


A yolk about eggs

We collected the eggs today, not that there were many, as we’ve sent most of the hens to market and it’s the wrong time of year. 137 more words

Care Farm

Wednesday Wings - Pullets

My Bff’s 11 year old granddaughter raised chickens
for a 4H project. She did a wonderful job.6 of the pullets won a Blue Ribbon and sold for close to $100.00. 17 more words

Pets & Critters

The Little Chickens Aren't so Little Any More

I have to stop calling the young ones the Little Chickens. They have grown so much that Mr Bingley is very nearly as big as Legolas, if a little more gangley. 1,245 more words


The Chosen Ones

The feather child numbers have gone down with the removal of the three excess boys, Little Spot, The Smoky Chick and Orange Feet, leaving us with The Chosen Ones: Frodo, Legolas, Mr Bingley, Jane, Lizzie and Lydia. 1,136 more words


Catch-up With The Feather Babies

The feather babies are 11 weeks old. Aside from Half Pie, they have been doing well. After the first treatment for coccidiosis there was still some blood in some of the poops so I did another round of treatment with Baycox one week later. 2,516 more words


Chicken Hospital

You know it wouldn’t be Twiglet Homestead without some chicken dramas. Who needs TV when I’ve got all the drama right here? Maybe I should just change the name of my blog and property to Chicken Hospital. 1,906 more words