Category Archives: Chickens

Dandelion’s eggs are even tinier

Dandelion’s latest eggs seem to get tinier and tinier. I am not complaining though. I would much rather she lays tiny eggs and remain looking happy and healthy. I used a fifty pence piece to give a size comparison. They … Continue reading

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Another change to the bedtime line up

Last night the silky girls managed to join the bigger girls at bedtime. I think as it is getting colder they don’t want to perch on their own. Last winter all the little girls joined the bigger girls on the … Continue reading

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Buds opening

This plant has been in bud for three months from tight buds to almost all open. It’s been unbelievably slow. These were the buds after two months. These are the flowers after three months. I have forgotten what this is. … Continue reading

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Last night

Last night when I checked the girls at bedtime Cinnamon had joined Dandelion with the bigger girls. Ebony and Cinnamon appear to be wondering what on earth Flame is doing! I sometimes wonder why the silky girls are not so … Continue reading

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Dandelion’s eggs

Three weeks ago Dandelion laid a long egg. She looked a bit down for the day before she laid it but bounced back once she had laid. I have no idea why she laid such a big egg for her … Continue reading

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We are buying a car

After twenty years of driving vans we have decided that we would like a car. The main reason is that we would like to be able to take our grandchildren out or even just collect them when they stay with … Continue reading

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Bedtime is sorted

We had a manic, busy, weekend so I didn’t have time to blog. A few evenings we were back after the girls bedtime and they managed to sort it out for themselves so from now on I am leaving them … Continue reading

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The next night at bedtime

Last night I repeated putting the bin bag over the amigos perch and once more Dandelion perched on the back perch. This time I decided to leave her and see what happened so I removed the bin bag and kept … Continue reading

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Last night at bedtime

I put a bin bag over the amigos perch to deter Dandelion from perching there but it didn’t exactly work out as I planned. Dandelion perched on the back perch instead of the other side. I moved her across to … Continue reading

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The bedtime routine continues

Last night I managed to get the timing right. I moved Dandelion from the amigos perch to the other side just as the amigos were about to go in. I watched them with my camera at the ready. They perched … Continue reading

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