Category Archives: Chickens

Flame continues for now!

Flame has now spent three days looking in every corner of the shed, on and off, all day. I wonder how long it will take her to accept that there are no eggs to sit on. The day before yesterday … Continue reading

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We have sussed what is going on with Flame

Flame is broody, or actually not quite, she wants to be broody. All day yesterday she was manically running up and down the patio area and in out of the shed. She was no longer digging or flicking out the … Continue reading

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Unknown benefit to the leak

This is totally in hind sight as things often are. It wasn’t until after our recent water problem that we suddenly noticed something about the plants growing against our neighbour’s fence. It’s been an exceptionally hot and dry summer with … Continue reading

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Water problem fixed

Our “home serve” guy turned up this morning and he was amazing. He didn’t want to disturb our bricks on our patio if at all possible. He managed to get his hand in to the stop cock and with the … Continue reading

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We have a deranged chicken

We are quite sure that Flame is deranged. When I decided to add two more game girls I was influenced by the fact that Toffee and Emerald were gentle, quiet, girls. I thought that was how game girls were and … Continue reading

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This and that

Once again I have had a break from blogging and while, as I’ve said before, I don’t like to get too personal here┬ábut we have sadly just lost a third family member in four months and our lives have been … Continue reading

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Line up and leg length

When I went to check on the girls the little girls were all in a line. It was as if someone had called them to stand in line. For some time I have thought that the silky chicks have longer … Continue reading

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Broody Cinnamon

Cinnamon is usually a good egg layer. She lays every other day and occasionally two days in a row. Every now and then she would have a broody moment. It only ever took one to two days of shutting her … Continue reading

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Scrambled egg for the girls

I have had to take a break from my blog. First we were catering a wedding and then we were away for a few days, sadly, at a family funeral. I don’t usually add personal details here but this is … Continue reading

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Bonding

It was lovely, yesterday, to see the three bigger girls dust bathing together. The favourite dust bath spot for the bigger girls, since the hot weather, is under the metal table. It is in shade all day and I dampen … Continue reading

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