Author Archives: Carol

The little girls pecking at wood

One of the small branch perches that was attached to the ladder recently rotted and came away from the ladder. As it was still attached at the other end I decided to leave it for now and just pushed it … Continue reading

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Mornings

I thought that following on from the bedtime posts I would do a morning post. Before I start I will just do a quick update. Flame perched at bedtime after her broody moment and the following morning she didn’t show … Continue reading

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Winter colour

The red pyracantha berries are still looking pristine and next to the winter flowering jasmine are giving a splash of winter colour. A warm splash of colour on a dull and damp day.

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A corn cob and a broody Flame

I recently ended up with one odd corn cob from a bag of frozen corn cobs which is rather annoying. I decided to give it to the girls. The reason I haven’t given a corn cob for ages is because … Continue reading

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Shenanigans at bedtime

I went up to check on the girls this evening just before the automatic door closed. To my surprise four of the amigos were still just outside the pop hole. I wonder why they leave it so late to go … Continue reading

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Dandelion is moulting

Recently Dandelion was having a lovely dust bath. When she left the dust bath I saw that she had left a little heap of feathers behind. I then noticed she was looking really scruffy around the neck with bare patches … Continue reading

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Perching at bedtime

Yesterday when I checked the girls at bedtime Smoke was below the amigos’ perch. I assume she had been knocked down. I shone the torch onto the perch above her and she jumped straight up. I thought that I would … Continue reading

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A frosty morning

Over night and this morning we had a temperature of minus two degrees. The chicken’s water had a layer of ice on it. I poured hot water over it and gave the girls a dish of warm mash to start … Continue reading

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The amigos try yogurt for the first time

Today I decided to treat the girls to some yogurt. I usually put it in four little dishes but I have never given it to a flock of twelve before so I decided to put it in six little dishes. … Continue reading

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Updates

Today is day five of the tylan. The girls all look fine and the sneezing has gone down to occasional with Spangle being the one who is sneezing most. I am going to stop the tylan for now as I … Continue reading

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