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I put the chicks outside yesterday for the first time, you can see some pictures of them in their ‘pre-teen’ stage on “the spare”.


Silkies are a particularly attractive pure breed of chickens – please go the ‘the spare’ to see my pictures of them!


Rare Breeds, of chickens, or any other animal, are those variations that are no longer popular with the agricultural industry, which by definition are not as ‘productive’ as the specially bred varieties that populate most ‘factory farms’.   34 more words


Back to the Beach

This Saturday April 18th marked a celebratory return to the beach for my family and me. It also marked one of the first times since I was a child that I walked the shores with my Father. 386 more words


 I moved the chicks yesterday, as they had outgrown their cardboard box, and were agile enough to keep jumping out of it.

They are now about 4 weeks old and don’t need the brooder any more, so I put them in   the pen in the cellar – which opens into the garden. 10 more words


Sheep, Sheep Everywhere....

This blog post is going to feature several sheep. Yes, that’s right I do mean the woolly, grass eating sort (as if there were any other). 632 more words

Loose Leaves

Lamb's first week out

We knew we had to get the lambs outside, once they started jumping up and down on their Mums:

It was a lovely Easter Sunday, the sun was just breaking through the mist… 121 more words