Author Archives: Carol

Coronavirus

Every single blog I follow is talking about Coronavirus and I have so far held off mentioning it but it has come to the point that I can’t any longer. This is having such a huge impact. For us as … Continue reading

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Salmon has laid a proper egg

I thought that Salmon was getting ready to lay as she was at the grit yesterday and quite vocal and once again went in the nest box by the gate for a few minutes. Yesterday Marmite laid her egg at … Continue reading

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A mystery solved

This morning I found another tiny egg in the chicken shed. I now know that it is Salmon laying them. Yesterday afternoon Salmon was very vocal and sat in a nest box for a few minutes then gave up. I … Continue reading

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A dust bathing session

For the first time in ages we had some sunshine today. It sparked off a massive dust bathing session. It was lovely to see all of the girls enjoying a dust bath. Spangle and Salmon were so close together that … Continue reading

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This and that and a bit of everything

I planted some savoy cabbages at the allotment late last summer as they were reduced to a pound to get rid of them. I thought it was probably too late for them to come to anything and it was. They … Continue reading

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A new chair for the sitting room

Six weeks ago we bought our new leather settee for the sitting room and started looking for a leather chair to go with it. It didn’t matter about matching it as the other chairs already in our sitting room are … Continue reading

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All is well in the chicken run

I realised that I haven’t put out a post in a while. There were a few more posts as egg laying commenced and then there really hasn’t been much happening which is certainly no bad thing. I can do without … Continue reading

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Spangle’s first egg of the year

Today Spangle settled in the nest box again. A few times she had a false alarm and would come out of the nest box shouting and I would check and there would be no egg. The next time she came … Continue reading

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Salmon’s second egg of the year and Spangle is practising

Yesterday Salmon laid her second egg of the year and it was in the nest box and had a good shell which is really good news. It was two weeks ago that she laid a soft shelled egg. Spangle has … Continue reading

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Egg laying

Speckles has had a spin round in the nest box a few times lately and I have also seen her taking the grit. She is still doing sloppy poops but her comb is lovely and red. Yesterday I missed Speckles … Continue reading

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