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Chickens in trees

Now the snow and ice has socked the birds into the greenhouse, but in the salad days of the shoulder season when they were confined but had a yard, there were adventures.They really loved the pine tree. 139 more words


Three French Hens?

There have been a number of movements within the flock since my last chicken update. The seriously egg-eating sisters, Kitty and Georgiana are no more, leaving just Frodo and Lorelai from the old flock. 1,320 more words


A Cock Crows, Three Times

The first little cockerel outed himself the day after my last blog post. And it wasn’t who I thought it would be. I was most… 632 more words


Chick Update: It's About Time!

The chicks are 5 1/2 weeks old now, all fourteen of ’em. They are in the ugly kind of stage, in which they are still growing in their head and neck feathers, so look rather gangly. 1,305 more words


How we got started with chickens.

Whether you hatch fertilized chicken or duck eggs, have day old ducks or chicks shipped to your door, or pick up some couple-day old fuzz balls from your local farmer or feed store, one thing is certain; you will need to set up a chick brooder. 182 more words

Memories from my childhood - Chooks

Now that we lived in the shed we could settle into life in the countryside and shape the surroundings of our home. We had a beautiful kurrajong tree growing 10m down the hill from the shed and to the side of that we built a chook shed (chooks are hens). 495 more words


Easter Eggs!

Finally !!! One of our Ameraucana pullets is a big girl now !! A hen!

We found our very first “easter egger” bluish-green egg yesterday !   205 more words